Blacksburg entered this match as the #1 seed with home field advantage.
With just 1 minute into the game Blacksburg’s McKenzie Cheynet pressured JF’s back line into a dangerous position in front of the goal forcing and errant clearance that ended with a Blacksburg goal (1st minute). In the 8th minute, Blacksburg’s Leila Massjouni served a corner kick finding Ellie Gresh’s head for the second goal of the game.
Neither team would score throughout the remainder of the game. In the second half, Blacksburg established a solid defense with JF putting pressure on the attack to extend their season.
On the evening Blacksburg recorded 8 shots compared to 19 by JF. Blacksburg recorded 5 corners to 2 by JF. The JF GK recorded 2 saves in goal while Blacksburg’s Leah Daily recorded 11 saves and earned the shutout.
Congratulations to the BHS Girls for winning the Region 3A Title and advancing to the State Tournament.