Lady Panthers blank Ponitz on Senior Night


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SENIOR RECOGNITION — Miami Trace’s seniors were recognized prior to the match against Ponitz Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. (front, l-r); Lenza Williamson, Jillian Sollars, Destiny Schook, Morgan Leasure, Cassidy Tolliver; (back, l-r); Kasi Payton, Jordan Bernard, Xuexin Shi, Morgan Miller and Brooke Heinz.


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Miami Trace’s Becca Ratliff (1) advances the ball toward the goal during a non-conference match against Ponitz Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017 at Miami Trace High School. Also pictured for Miami Trace are Jillian Sollars (9) and Jordan Bernard (18).


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The Miami Trace Lady Panthers soccer team opened its Senior Night with all 10 seniors on the field Tuesday against Dayton Ponitz.

Miami Trace won the match, 7-0.

“We possessed the ball well tonight and were able to shutout Ponitz,” Miami Trace head coach Caitlin Francis said.

Macy Creamer scored first for Miami Trace with 16:31 left in the opening half with the assist from Becca Ratliff.

Krissy Ison scored a second goal for the Lady Panthers for a 2-0 halftime lead.

Miami Trace came out strong in the second half with a breakaway by Ratliff resulting in a goal.

Natalee Payton scored with an assist by Tori Evans followed by a second goal from Creamer.

Emily Powell scored from a breakaway and Reagan Barton scored the seventh goal with another assist from Evans.

Khenadi Grubb had three saves in the goal for Miami Trace.

“We played well as a team tonight and it was exciting for this senior group to end their last home game with a shutout,” Francis said.

Miami Trace’s seniors are: Cassidy Tolliver, Destiny Schook, Xuexin Shi, Morgan Leasure, Brooke Heinz, Jillian Sollars, Kasi Payton, Lenza Williamson, Morgan Miller and Jordan Bernard.

Miami Trace is now 5-10 overall with their last regular season game at Lynchburg-Clay Thursday at 5 p.m.

Miami Trace will return to Highland County on Tuesday, Oct. 17 to open the Sectional tournament at Hillsboro. That match starts at 5 p.m.

SENIOR RECOGNITION — Miami Trace’s seniors were recognized prior to the match against Ponitz Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. (front, l-r); Lenza Williamson, Jillian Sollars, Destiny Schook, Morgan Leasure, Cassidy Tolliver; (back, l-r); Kasi Payton, Jordan Bernard, Xuexin Shi, Morgan Miller and Brooke Heinz.
http://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2017/10/web1_MT-girl-senior-soccer-players-2.jpgSENIOR RECOGNITION — Miami Trace’s seniors were recognized prior to the match against Ponitz Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017. (front, l-r); Lenza Williamson, Jillian Sollars, Destiny Schook, Morgan Leasure, Cassidy Tolliver; (back, l-r); Kasi Payton, Jordan Bernard, Xuexin Shi, Morgan Miller and Brooke Heinz. Chris Hoppes | Record-Herald photos

Miami Trace’s Becca Ratliff (1) advances the ball toward the goal during a non-conference match against Ponitz Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017 at Miami Trace High School. Also pictured for Miami Trace are Jillian Sollars (9) and Jordan Bernard (18).
http://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2017/10/web1_Becca-Ratliff-MT-girls-soccer-vs-Ponitz-10-10-2017.jpgMiami Trace’s Becca Ratliff (1) advances the ball toward the goal during a non-conference match against Ponitz Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017 at Miami Trace High School. Also pictured for Miami Trace are Jillian Sollars (9) and Jordan Bernard (18). Chris Hoppes | Record-Herald photos

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