Lady Lakers and Wolverines collide Friday in battle of unbeatens
September 19, 2018
Through half a dozen league games the North Tahoe girls’ soccer team remains undefeated against Northern League foes, downing each of their six opponents behind a stingy defense that hasn't allowed a goal thus far.
The Lady Lakers continued that trend on the road last Tuesday, taking a 4-0 win over Incline.
The girls scored twice in each half, and were led by a pair of goals from junior Maile Markham. Junior Maya Wong and sophomore Delila Quinn each added goals for North Tahoe. Quinn also assisted on a goal, as did senior Kestrel Sura and sophomore Esme Vera.
Freshman keeper Annie Kraatz recorded her fourth straight shutout for the Lakers.
North Tahoe (6-2, 6-0 Northern League) will now face rivals Truckee (6-2, 6-0 Northern League) this Friday in a matchup between two of the leagues three remaining undefeated squads in division play. South Tahoe also sits at 6-0 in league play.
The Lakers have lost 14 straight games to Truckee, according to MaxPreps.com, dating back to 2010.
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This year, North Tahoe has been led by Markham, who holds team highs with 12 goals and seven assists; while Truckee is home to one of the best goal scorers in the state, senior Ava Seelenfreund. The leader of the two-time defending Class 3A state champions, has tallied nine goals and two assists through four games thus far.
The game is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. at Truckee High School on Friday, Sept. 21.