No. 3 Limestone opens season with dominant win against Young Harris
SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- In command from the opening whistle, No. 3 Limestone showed no rust in its season opener as it pounded out a 19-0 decision against Young Harris on Saturday.
Senior attack Katie Farrell and junior midfielder Sam McCarrick each drilled home a team-high four goals to lead the barrage while senior attack Sarah Oor found the back of the cage twice and assisted on three others. They were joined by sophomore midfielder Taylor Cline with three goals and sophomore midfielder Carleigh Davis with a goal, two assists and game-high-tying three groundballs.
Freshman attack Jaylen Schulte added a goal and an assist to round out the top offensive performances while freshman goalkeeper Sydney Teeter played 42 minutes in goal and allowed no shots to collect the win and move to 1-0 on the season.
The Saints put the game well out of reach in just the first 9:03 as they exploded for eight goals, five of which were taken on their own. From there they drilled three more before half to take it to a running clock with more than a 10-goal lead.
It would get no better in the second half for the Mountain Lions as Limestone opened with back-to-back scores in the first seven minutes. They went on to score six more times in the frame before finally closing out the dominant 19-goal victory.
Jaclyn Kernohan recorded the lone shot on the day for YHC and produced a game-high-tying three groundballs. Equaling the latter mark for the Mountain Lions was Jordana Freitas. Carter Moore had a pair of groundballs.