It was a day for Juniors in the season opening girls soccer game for both Avon and Avon Lake as a trio of Avon juniors led the Eagles to 1-0 victory over the Shoregals. Junior Regan Betts gathered a crossing pass near the far post from junior Emily Joyce to score the only goal of the game with 1:41 left in the first half.
The two teams played a scoreless second half although the Eagles had several solid scoring opportunities while the Shoregal offense struggled to find quality shots. In goal for Avon was junior Rachel Grudzien who made 2 saves and for Avon Lake senior Amy Crooks recorded 4 saves.
Avon Lake leads the all time series which started back in 2000 with a record of 7-4-4. However, in the last six meetings Avon sports a 3-0-3 record against the Shoregals.
In JV action, Avon Lake fell behind early 1-0 and then fought back to earn a 2-1 victory with the winning goal coming with under 4 minutes remaining.