Blacksburg opened the 2021 season with a 5-0 win over Patrick Henry. Blacksburg hosted PH for this home opener. Kylene Monaghan’s game winner started the scoring in the 2nd minute on an assist from McKenzie Cheynet. In the Second half Ellie Gresh scored (unassisted) in the 43nd minute to give Blacksburg the 2-0 led. In the 44th minute McKenzie Cheynet finished on a pass from Ellie Gresh to put Blacksburg up by 3. Later in the second half (56th minute) Morgan Cheynet received a pass from Siri Bedsaul to widen the gap to 4 goals. In the 69th minute, Riley Verneil capped the scoring with her first goal of the season.
On the evening Blacksburg recorded 27 shots compared to none by PH. Blacksburg recorded 10 corners to 0 by PH. The Patrick Henry GK recorded 15 saves in goal while Blacksburg’s Leah Daily earned the shutout.