POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Now Sherman knows how Savannah must have felt.
The Point Pleasant girls soccer team torched the Lady Tide for seven goals in each half Monday night en route to a comfortable 14-0 victory in a non-conference match at Ohio Valley Bank Track and Field in Mason County.
The host Lady Knights (3-5-2) outshot SHS by a remarkable 42-1 overall margin and had eight different players score at least once in the onslaught, which included a pair of hat tricks and two more with at least two goals apiece. PPHS also had nine different players contribute an assist to the winning cause.
Carlee Dabney started the scoring in the second minute after netting a pass from Emilee Hitt for a 1-0 edge, then Ashtyn Wedge scored on a pass from Syney Raike in the fifth minute for a 2-0 advantage. Wedge also made it a 3-0 contest with an unassisted goal in the 16th minute of play.
Dabney tacked on her second score of the night two minutes later after netting a pass from Cassie Jordan, making it a 4-0 edge with 22:44 remaining in the first half. Allison Smith followed with an unassisted goal in the 20th minute to give the hosts a comfortable 5-0 cushion.
Jordan netted her first goal off a pass from Chelsea Black in the 22nd minute for a 6-0 lead, then Brandi Stroup ended the first half scoring by netting a pass from Kristine Maurud in the 39th minute for a 7-0 intermission advantage.
Jordan added her second goal of the night in the 46th minute after netting a pass from Wedge for an 8-0 edge, then Wedge landed a hat trick in the 48th minute after netting a pass from Dabney for a 9-0 lead.
Dabney landed her own hat trick in the 54th minute after netting a pass from Wedge to make it 10-0, then Smith landed her second goal of the night in the 64th frame after netting a pass from Raike for an 11-0 cushion. Black added an unassited goal in the 68th minute to give the Lady Knights a 12-0 advantage.
Raike scored her only goal of the night with 6:55 remaining in regulation after netting a pass from Cassie Nibert, making it a 13-0 contest. Lexxy Meadows tacked on the final score with 3:04 left after netting a pass from Smith.
Point Pleasant used two different keepers in the contest, and neither Cassie Nibert nor Carlee Dabney needed to make a save. The Lady Knights put 30 of their 42 shot attempts on goal, with Sherman net minders making 16 saves in the setback.