St. Al earns first win of season

Published 12:30 am Sunday, November 14, 2010

Nicole Hayward had two goals and an assist, and Stephanie Riveros added a goal and an assist as the St. Aloysius Lady Flashes beat Corinth 3-0 on Saturday to notch their first win under new coach Suzie Channell.

Goal keeper Alexa Baldizon made 10 saves to earn the shutout.

It was the second of three games St. Al played in the season-opening Tupelo tournament. The Lady Flashes lost the other two — 7-3 to Saltillo and 4-1 to Starkville.

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“I was really pleased with how hard we played, and how we didn’t give up,” Channell said. “We’ve got a lot of potential. I’m liking what I’m seeing.”

Hayward had two goals in Friday’s loss to Saltillo, while Haylee Prescott had two assists. Riley Griffith also scored a goal and Sara Townsend had an assist.

Against Starkville, Prescott scored St. Al’s only goal off an assist from Riveros.