The Lady Tigers got back on the goal train early in their section game against Shaler on Monday night at Titan’s Stadium. Your Lady Tigers ended a 160 minute plus goal drought early in the match when Junior Hannah Kirkpatrick found a streaking Ava Ruppersberger for a 1-0 lead 2:28 into the contest
Senior Alex Adams assisted on a Sarah Schupansky goal at 15:04. After a trip in the box, Adams scored her first goal of the game off of a penalty kick at 37:22. Ruppersburger assisted on Adams’ second goal 2 minutes before the end of the half to make it 4-0 Tigers at the break. North Allegheny dominated play and the corners were even at 2 for the half.
Alex Adams continued to dot the score sheet in the second half when she assisted on Senior Morgan McConnell’s first goal of the year at 7:30. Schupansky launched a shot past the Shaler goaltender at 17:02 for her second tally of the evening. Freshman Lauren Wilhelm finished off the scoring when she got her first varsity goal off a feed from Ruppersberger late in the half to put the game out of reach for the Titans.
Sophomores Brianne Torchia, Grace Billman, Adrianne Blanton, and Mia Dudek, along with Freshmen Hallie Marsalis, Alexa Spano, and Lauren Wilhelm saw some significant action in the second half and Sophomore Julianna Werner and goalie Maddie Vukas helped to preserve the shutout.
The win moves the Lady Tigers to 7-4 overall and 6-3 in section 1-AAAA. The Lady Tigers will be back in action Wednesday night in a non-section home match against Penn-Trafford. The action at Newman Stadium starts at 6:00 with JV and Varsity at 7:30.