Lady Celts open at home with 5-1 win

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes Behind a strong first half, McNary defeated Central 5-1 Tuesday, Sept. 6 in its home opener. The Lady Celtics scored their first goal seven minutes in when Kateyln Tallon headed in a corner kick from Isabella Heath. “I was trying to get it to the far post so someone could head it in,” Heath said. “This is my first year taking corner kicks and it’s going good so far.” Anita Lao then finished a cross from Kayla Evans to give MHS a quick 2-0 lead. Abigail Hawley scored an unassisted goal in the 31st minute. With eight minutes remaining in the first half, Julie Dieker had the Lady Celts most unique goal of the night, firing a shot off the post, which then hit her face and went past the keeper and into the net. Central scored the first goal of the second half to get within 4-1 with 35 minutes remaining. While McNary continued to control possession, the Lady Celtics couldn’t finish, hitting the post and kicking the ball directly at the keeper or over the goal. “We could have finished so many more goals,” Heath said. With just two minutes left to play, Gina Munguia scored the Lady Celtics only goal of the second half on a free kick from about 25 yards out. “We started well and we came out...

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