Patriots Boot Union Pines
The Pinecrest Lady Patriots defeated Union Pines 2-0 Friday night in a nonconference, intra-county soccer clash.
With the victory, the visiting Patriots are now 5-0 in the all-time series between the two schools, with the Vikings yet to score a goal while Pinecrest has tallied 29.
All the scoring in Friday’s tilt occurred in the opening 13 minutes. Kristen Phelps got Pinecrest on the scoreboard in the sixth minute when she banged in a shot after a sharp send from Ally Parziale. Parziale then slipped in a shot of her own when she cleaned up a rebound resulting from a sizzling attempt from forward Rebecca Dupree to make the score 2-0 with 26:59 remaining in the first half.
Pinecrest placed eight of its 12 total shot on goal in the opening stanza, while Union Pines managed just two shots. In the second half, the Lady Vikes only sent one shot near the goal, while the Patriots had five tries with only one of those attempts forcing a save.
Pinecrest is now 11-3-1 overall, while the Lady Vikes are 9-7-1.
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