The Mendota Lady Trojans won a hard-fought 2-1 contest over Genoa-Kingston in varsity soccer action on April 24 at Genoa.
Mendota’s Sarah Hupfauer scored just under two minutes into the game off a corner pass by Marissa Bonnell to give the Lady Trojans a 1-0 lead.
The Lady Trojans’ other goal was off the foot of Abby Bromenschenkel on an assist from Morgan Phillips.
Rubi Arteaga was between the pipes and had eight goalie saves.
“We came out and attacked them from the opening kick,” said MHS coach Chawn Huffaker. “We really wanted to make a statement since we are in the same regional.”
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Mendota lost a close 2-1 game at Dixon on April 26.
Ally Bromenschenkel scored Mendota’s goal, while Arteaga had 30 goalie saves.
The MHS junior varsity team was a 2-1 winner behind goals from Molly Wixom and Jenny Mandujano. Sydney Saylor had an assist.
Goalie Madison Fittanto recorded 10 saves.