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Cape soccer defeats Royals 2-1, falls to Lake 1-3

May 12, 2014
Photo by: Dan Cook The Cape Henlopen soccer class of 2014 includes in back (l-r) Judith Martinez, Mallory McDonald, Catherine Burton, Shelby Thomas, Sydney Smyk, Margaret Heffernan and Angela Carroll. In front are Taylor Hardy, Shantel Hazzard and Nora Carle.

The Cape Henlopen girls' soccer squad eyed a state tourney bid at 9-4-1 as they defeated a tough Delmarva Christian team 2-1 May 8 but dropped a 3-1 match-up with Lake Forest May 9.

Senior striker Shelby Thomas scored both goals in the win over the Royals with the game-winning goal coming at 79:56. Amanda Atkinson and Maddie Smith assisted on the scores.

The Vikings outshot the Royals 12-5 and held a 6-3 edge on penalty corners. Cape goalie Olivia Baratto had 4 stops in the cage.

Cassandra Garcia headed in the lone goal for the Lady Vikings off a cross from Shelby Thomas in the loss to the Lake Forest Spartans.

The Vikings finish the regular season Wednesday, May 14, as they travel to Smyrna for a 4 p.m. game with the Eagles.

Cape sophomore Cassandra Garcia kicks up a pass in the Vikings' 2-1 win over Delmarva Christian. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape exchange student Amalie Maroey heads out a clear in the win over the Royals. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape senior Catherine Burton moves the ball into the Vikings' offensive side of the field. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Maddie Smith moves the ball away from a Royals defender. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape senior Amalie Maroey moves the ball up field. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Senior Sydney Smyk battles for a loose ball in the midfield. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape junior Amalie Maroey heads the ball away from the Royals' Amanda Williams. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape defender Margaret Heffernan shows her flexibility and strength as she clears the ball away from Royals forward Rachel Esposito. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape's Cassandra Garcia knees a shot past Royals defender Lizzie Stevens. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Shelby Thomas shoots in the winning goal over Delmarva Christian. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Taylor Hardy traps a high ball. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape junior Amanda Atkinson gets an assist to Shelby Thomas. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape senior Shantel Hazzard shows her dribbling skills. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Maddie Smith battles for possession with a Royals defender. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Senior Mallory McDonald eyes a shot on goal. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape defender Margaret Heffernan battles to clear the ball. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Shantel Hazzard dribbles past Royals forward Lexi LaFreniere. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Shantel Hazzard dribbles the ball out of the Cape defensive zone. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
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