Wednesday, October 25, 2006
By Joyce Sagerty
The success of a program clearly can be determine when you walk pass the trophy case of a school. Each year it seems as if there's no more run to put on display but someone will find a way to make room for another symbol representing a team's accomplishments. Haddonfield's girls' soccer team were completing against the Lady Green Wave at Audubon High School. It wasn't an easy game, but two second half goals finally decided the outcome. The Lady Bulldawgs went up against a determine Audubon squad and picked up the win to claim their fourth straight Colonial Conference Liberty Division championship.
Audubon started out this game pressuring Haddonfield’s defense on numerous occasions. But with every rush towards setting up scoring chances, the Bulldawgs were ready to take on each and every challenge. The first half would end in a scoreless tie leaving both teams working on ways to get that first goal of the game. Maggie Lupinski for Haddonfield began to work her way through Audubon’s defense during the second half that but the Bulldawgs on the scoreboard. Lupinski put a shot on goal that deflected off the goalie’s hands and rolled into the net. Maureen O’Donnell later would score the second goal for Haddonfield. Audubon would continue to pressure Haddonfield’s defense, but at the end keeper Frances Nicoletti would come away with the shutout in goal for the Lady Bulldawgs.