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Woodford Times - Peoria, IL
  • Lady Redbirds trump Raiders in regional soccer

  • Metamora junior Brittany Johnson pulled through forthe varsity soccer team in the first regional game against East Peoria May 20.

    The Lady Redbirds earned a 5-0 victory to make it to the regional title game against Morton.
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  • Metamora junior Brittany Johnson pulled through forthe varsity soccer team in the first regional game against East Peoria May 20.
    The Lady Redbirds earned a 5-0 victory to make it to the regional title game against Morton.
    The East Peoria defense was able to hold Metamora in scoring until Johnson’s first goal at 37:31 in the first half.
    Metamora then struggled for a goal in the second until senior captain Jailin Allen 
    had the second goal at 62:36 with an assist by junior Laura Wipfler.
    In the last eight minutes of action, Johnson put in three more goals for the Lady Redbirds.
    The first came at 72:26 with an assist by Wipfler and a minute later Johnson’s third went in.
    With less than four minutes left, Johnson scored the last goal at 76:34.
    Metamora outshot East Peoria 19-4.
    Junior Kate Keller was in the net and had one save.
     
    Results from the regional title game against Morton Friday were not available before press deadline. Check the June 4 issue and www.WoodfordTimes.com for results.

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