Lady Hawks soccer yields to Knights


Senior defender/midfielder Kelsey Thompson executes a play against Norwin on Wednesday, Sept. 6.

The Bethel Park varsity girls’ soccer team lost a hard-fought match to the Norwin Knights on Wednesday, Sept. 6. The final score was 2-0.

Norwin came into the match ranked #1 in the nation according to Bethel, the clear underdog, however, was not intimidated by a mere ranking.

The Hawks contained the Knights until the first score in the 16th minute and also brought firepower on the offensive side even though they did not score.

In the 32nd minute, #12 Tianna Torles tried for the top corner, but was stopped by Norwin’s goal-keeper, Sam Wexell a verbal commit to Ohio University.

Later during the 28th minute, Norwin’s 6-foot-1, Division 1 bound goalie made an amazing save, which stole a sure goal from BP’s Megan Mathias.

The Knights tallied in a second goal at the beginning the of the second half, during the 40th minute. And the Hawks played great defense the rest of the match and finished with a score of 2-0.

The Hawks look to move on from the loss and earn a huge first victory on Monday Sept. 11 against the Mount Lebanon Blue Devils.

We asked the Hawks center-defensive mid Julia Mascaro about the upcoming game versus Mt. Lebo.

She simply said, “It’s a big section game for us, and we plan on leaving with a win.”