The Lady Indians got a huge boost from a victory on Saturday at Greeneville that can be a big stepping stone for the end of the season.
“We really want to try to bring some continuity back over from Saturday,” D-B head coach Blake Rutherford said. “We did that and we got some points. We got started a little bit slower than we’re used to, but I think we settled in. We got some good goals, especially in the second half. We got points off of corners, which we haven’t been good at, and off of some free kicks. We had some different people contributing as well.”
All in all, seven different players scored for D-B.
Haylee Tilson and Jessica Winkler each had a pair of goals for the Tribe.
The first two goals of the game came within mere seconds of each other in the seventh minute, starting with Claire Chapman finding the back of the net. Winkler quickly followed with a goal of her own.
McKenzie Guest scored next off a penalty kick after she was taken down from behind inside the box.
Tilson tallied her first goal in the 35th minute and was followed by Winkler’s second goal of the game.
It was 5-0 at halftime and the Lady Indians cruised into the finish line with goals from Tilson, Tayla Holt, Audra Steadman and Madeline Lyons.
Tilson’s second goal was a beautiful header off a corner-kick ball by Brantley Coggins.
Overall, D-B shot the ball 27 times and goalkeeper Catie Love kept a clean sheet in goal as Crockett was unable to squeeze off a shot.
Lady Pioneers keeper Olivia Henry did make 13 saves.
The Lady Indians have an important two-game stretch in the coming days against Jefferson County on Thursday and then against Science Hill next Tuesday.
Crockett hosts Daniel Boone on Thursday.