Girls Varsity Soccer
COLUMBUS, Ind. – Junior Tanner Johnson and senior Kristen Orben each scored two goals Saturday (Sept. 2), lifting the Columbus North girls soccer team to a 6-1 victory over Terre Haute South at Richard Wigh Soccer Complex.
Senior Corrine Orben contributed a goal and two assists for the Bull Dogs, who improved to 6-0-1 overall and 2-0-1 in Conference Indiana games. Junior Baleigh Drum also scored for CN, while junior Christy DeDomenic and freshman Lauryn Whitley each provided an assist.
Senior Liz Tynan played 70 minutes in the nets, making three saves and allowing one goal. Sophomore Kaylyn Bates played the final 10 minutes in goal.
Freshman Natalie Morris opened the scoring in the game’s first minute for Terre Haute South, but Kristen Orben tied the game off a feed from DeDomenic about 20 seconds later.
Johnson gave CN the lead for good with an unassisted goal in the eighth minute, then made it 3-1 in the 30th minute with Corrine Orben getting the assist. Drum added a goal in the upper right corner off another Corrine Orben assist in the 36th minute for a 4-1 edge at the half.
Kristen Orben flicked a shot past Braves sophomore Lanee Dillion off a feed from Whitley in the 67th minute, then Corrine Orben scored in the 77th minute when she drilled a long-range shot into the net.
The teams played to a 1-1 tie at the JV level. Junior Ariana Ison scored an unassisted goal for the Bull Dogs (1-4-1). Bates made two saves while playing all 70 minutes in goal.
Columbus North returns to action on Wednesday (Sept. 6) when it hosts Southport in another Conference Indiana game. The JV game begins at 6 p.m., and the varsity follows about 7:30 p.m.
AT RICHARD WIGH SOCCER COMPLEX
Terre Haute South …….. 1 0 – 1
Columbus North ……….. 4 2 – 6
THS – Natalie Morris (unassisted), 1st minute
CN – Kristen Orben (Christy DeDomenic), 1st minute
CN – Tanner Johnson (unassisted), 8th minute
CN – Tanner Johnson (Corrine Orben), 30th minute
CN – Baleigh Drum (Corrine Orben), 36th minute
CN – Kristen Orben (Lauryn Whitley), 67th minute
CN – Corrine Orben (unassisted), 77th minute