River Ridge District Final

VHSL May 18, 2022 - 7:00 pm
Virginia Tech Thompson Field


Club1st Half2nd HalfScoreOutcome


Blacksburg hosted Salem at Virginia Tech’s Thompson Field for the River Ridge District Tournament Championship.  Blacksburg entered the game as the #1 seed and Regular Season Champion and would extend their undefeated streak to 17 straight games with the win over Salem.

Blacksburg’s Morgan Cheynet scored the game winning goal in the 36th minute when Norin Bortz broke through the Salem defense and put a dangerous shot on goal.  With the keeper deflection, Morgan jumped on the lose ball and netted the shot to put Blacksburg up 1-0.

In the second half, Kylene Monaghan received a pass from Elayna Weatherspoon and riffled a blast past the Salem keeper for Blacksburg’s second goal in the 48th minute.  With 10 minutes remaining in the game Salem, scored on a free kick to make the final few minutes tight, but the Blacksburg defense stepped up to eliminate any further goal scoring changes.

Blacksburg outshot Salem 16 to 5 on the evening.  Salem’s keeper stepped up with 7 big saves.  Both teams recorded 2 corner kicks.

Blacksburg secured both the Regular season and Tournament Championship Titles and continue to the Region Quarterfinal as the #1 seed.


Date Time League Season
May 18, 2022 7:00 pm VHSL 2022


Virginia Tech Thompson Field
867 Washington St SW, Blacksburg, VA 24061


1Paige Miller Goalkeeper
4Elayna Weatherspoon Defender
5Morgan Cheynet Midfielder
13Norin Bortz Midfielder
15Kylene Monaghan Midfielder