Class 2A No. 5 Noblesville and No. 10 Hamilton Southeastern each went unbeaten in the South Bend St. Joseph's Invitational.
"It was pretty much round robin, and the tournament director told us we had the toughest schedule - having to play three teams ranked in the top 20,' Noblesville coach Mike Brady said.
Noblesville defeated #6 Evansville Memorial 2-0...No. 7 Penn 3-0...and No. 17 S.B. St. Joe 2-1
Karsen Rauch and Lorrie Summers had the goals and Claire Graves made 5 saves in the opener.
Against Penn, Kelsey Hughers, Grace Myers and Laney Riester had goals, with Maddie Rauch getting the assists, and Mackenzie Kincaid had 4 saves.
Myers and Riester scored against St. Joe, and Karsen Rauch and Hannah Potter had assists, while Graves added 3 assists.
It was nice to get the victories, but more important, it was good to challenge ourselves and see where we still need to improve so we can be the team we want to be,' Brady said, whose Lady Millers entertain No. 1 Avon on Wednesday.
>>HSE blanked Valparaiso, a final four team in 2013, 2-0. The Lady Royals also topped Evansville Memorial 3-1 and (state poll honorable mention) Fort Wayne Homestead 3-1.
Brooke Barnes (assist Mikaela Walters) and Sam McKenzie scored in the opener against Valpo; Jess Miller (assist Sam McKenzie); Brooke Barnes (assist McKenzie); Molly Lear (assist Walters) led the way against Memorial; and goals were by McKenna Paradis, Barnes (assist Molly Lear) and Miller (assist Lear).
Elsewhere among the girls
A record day for Lady Huskies
Hamilton Heights defeated Yorktown 9-0.
The Lady Huskies played a very solid game. They possessed and moved the ball extremely well.
Sierra Welch set a school record with 5 assists. Welch also tallied two goals. Amanda Freeman tied a school record with 4 goals. Freeman also added an assist. Goals were also scored by Madison Bickett, Mariah Hooper, and Abby Hardacre. Hardacre also added two assists and Ashlee Herrington added one assist.
The Lady Huskies are 2-0 on the season.
No. 2 Lady Tigers win big
Class 2A No. 2 Fishers blasted Decatur Central 10-0.
Junior Darby Whelan led the Lady Tigers with three goals. Freshman Gretchen Mills scored 2 goals.
Julia Calvert, Maddie Essick and Brady Riley each one goal and one assist.
Morgan Harris and Chloe Ulmer each added a goal, and Maryna Clark added a pair of assists for the Lady Tigers.
>>Saturday evening's scheduled soccer match between Carmel's No. 3-ranked Lady Greyhounds and No. 9 Guerin Catholic was postponed because of the weather. The game has yet to be rescheduled.
In boys soccer
No. 5 Carmel edges HSE
Fifth-ranked Carmel was a 2-1 winner over Hamilton Southeastern.
Senior Matt Toth scored the game winning goal for the Greyhounds, now 2-0.
Coach's Quote: "It was great having the opportunity to play our first game on the brand new turf! I am extremely proud of the way the team played today. Everyone worked hard to the final whistle and our team shape was much better," coach Shane Schmidt said.
Senior Jake Heckenberg scored a goal and seniors Chad Baker and Matt Saltsgaver each tallied an assist for the Hounds.