Just four days after Saline concluded the regular season with a 0-0 tie against Skyline, the two teams squared off at Hornet Stadium to open the playoffs. Morgan Jones scored twice and Allison Luurtsema tallied once as Saline blanked Skyline 3-0.
Last year’s Saline varsity soccer team went undefeated on the way to the state title.
Sydney Jarvela scored twice and Emma Wright, Tate Robison, Allison Luurtsema and Bella Petrock also scored as Saline defeated Monroe, 6-0. Goalie Lauren Wilkie wasn’t busy but stopped a couple of long shots for the shutout.
Halfway through the SEC Red season, the Lady Hornets are a perfect 5-0.
Saline varsity girls soccer head coach Dana Rosselot thought her team played its best game of the season Saturday. Brighton capitalized on a corner kick with 15:20 to play and defeated Saline 1-0.