Clintonville posted a 5-0 win over Ripon in an Eastern Valley Conference girls’ soccer matchup and also fell to Winneconne and Appleton Xavier.
Clintonville 5, Ripon 0
The Truckers performed well in front of their home crowd, scoring five times and shutting out the Tigers.
Rachel Wisneski got the Truckers on the board with her first goal of the season at the 29:20 mark of the first half and added a second goal seven minutes later.
Meanwhile, the defense, led by Sarah Tourville and Etta Sorenson, kept the pressure off of goalkeeper Maddy Didier by tightly marking the Ripon strikers whenever the ball crossed the half line. The Truckers maintained their 2-0 lead in to the break.
The second half started quickly for Clintonville, as midfielder Emily Klein made a crossing pass to forward Katie Collier, who found the back of the net to push the Trucker lead to 3-0.
Wisneski scored her third goal of the game at the 26:28 point with a left-footed blast. Tourville scored her first varsity goal with 8:02 remaining for the final score.
“It’s always important to win conference games, especially at home,” coach Roger Lupien said. “We are starting to get back some of our previously injured players, which keeps everyone fresh. I thought that our defense was outstanding. Emily Krueger had her best game of the season, while Sorenson and Tourville controlled the middle of the field.
“Midfielders Jade Stilen and Lynnea Johnson won a large share of the 50-50 balls and that provided us with some excellent opportunities,” he added. “I thought that Ripon’s goalie did an outstanding job, but our seniors were on their game and kept the pressure on the Ripon defense. I was pleased with the overall execution of our scheme.”
Winneconne 6, Clintonville 0
The Wolves scored four goals in the first half and two in the second half.
Xavier 9, Clintonville 1
State-ranked Xavier scored nine goals and allowed Clintonville to score just once.