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Game Recap - Naperville Central 14 Lyons 11

By Aaron Brown

April 14, 2012


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GAME RECAP (Saturday, April 14)
Oak Park, IL - 4:30pm



Players Mentioned

Julia Campbell (G)

Abbey Kerth

Allison Susin

Emily Sejna

Erin Reagan

Gracie May

Lauren Gunn

Madison Nervig


Players Mentioned

Tegan Moore (G)

Blair Hopwood

Carly Strass

Carrie Nacht

Claire Curran

Kirby Kaptur

Lizzy Kosin

Sam Patel



Kerth scores in the opening minute to put Central ahead 1-0

Campbell makes a save...

...but Kosin charges in and puts in the rebound to tie the game at 1-1

Curran draws an ejection but Nacht's shot is off-target

Kerth scores in transition for the Redhawks after a quick pass by Campbell

Nacht connects from the right for her first goal and we are tied 2-2 just two minutes in

Offensive foul on NC, but Nervig makes a steal on the other end

Kerth draws an ejection and May scores from 4m out on the right side

Kosin hits the post to miss a chance for a quick LT response...

...and Campbell quickly assists Kerth, who scores on a backhand from 4m

NC with a stop, but Gunn misfires over the goal

Nacht gets a decent look at goal but Campbell makes her second and third saves to deny a goal

NC draws an ejection and Kerth assists Reagan as the Redhawks lead 5-2 with 1:00 left

Moore makes first save, tipping a shot over the goal

LT gets a late chance on offense but Campbell comes out to make a steal as time expires

End of Period 1 - NC 5 Lyons 2



After winning the swimoff, Sejna feeds May on a drive and she scores to make it 6-2

Central with a defensive stop...

...which leads to a goal from Reagan from 7m, NC leads 7-2!

Nacht draws an ejection but Campbell makes her fourth save

LT retains possession and Kaptur finds Nacht on a left-to-right pass to cut the lead to 7-3

Nacht draws a penalty on LT's next possession...

...and Kaptur scores to the left side of the cage to make the score 7-4

Kaptur with a steal and she assists Kosin on a quick goal and the lead is down to two goals

Sejna quickly responds with a goal from 5m just ten seconds later

Nervig takes a pass from Reagan and she drives in and scores; 9-5 Central

Kerth and Kaptur trade steals on each end

Moore forces a turnover; Patel tries a shot but hits the post...

...LT gets the rebound and Hopwood scores from 2m for the Lions; 9-6 Central

Nervig's shot is blocked by Moore on the other end

Kaptur draws an ejection but the Redhawks' defense makes a stop

Moore saves a perimeter shot from Nervig

Hopwood's backhand attempt goes over the cage

Moore with another block, this time on a shot by May

Campbell makes a save and spots Kerth open on the counterattack...

...and her perfect pass leads to a breakaway goal and a 10-6 NC lead!

Lyons gets another 6-on-5 chance but Campbell makes a save

Campbell then shoots from her own half and scores at the buzzer!

End of Period 2 - NC 11 Lyons 6



The teams trade possessions to start the third quarter

LT draws an ejection and Kaptur scores a rebound goal to make the score 11-7

Moore makes a save on Central's 6-on-5 opportunity

Campbell makes a save, but Reagan shoots over the cage on the other end

LT misfires again on their latest 6-on-5 chance

Nacht draws a kickout but Campbell makes another save

Central earns a penalty shot, but Kerth's shot slams off the post and LT get to the rebound first

Campbell denies Kosin's chance from the left post

Moore makes a save and Kaptur gets one more chance before the horn sounds, but Campbell saves it

End of Period 3 - NC 11 Lyons 7



Patel scores her first goal with a lob shot from outside 5m

Kerth responds just ten seconds later from 7m

Strass assists Kosin on a goal from the left post; 12-9 Central

Once again, Kerth scores ten seconds later to make the score 13-9

Campbell blocks Patel's attempt from the right post

Kosin's 4m backhand attempt is blocked by May

Kerth draws an ejection but Moore elevates to make her seventh save

Campbell saves Kaptur's 9m attempt; Sejna shoots over the goal on the other end

The teams trade turnovers before Campbell again saves a shot during LT's 6-on-5 advantage

Kosin finds Patel open on the left post and she scores from there to make it 13-10

Kerth scores yet again immediately after the LT goal

Nacht earns a steal, Curran draws an ejection...Kosin's shot attempt hits the post

Moore makes her eighth save on the other end

Patel assists Kaptur on a goal from the left post; 14-11 Central

LT forces a turnover but cannot get anything going on the other end

NC with a stop and a chance to run the clock out...

...and they do! Naperville Central beats Lyons 14-11.

End of Period 4 - NC 14 Lyons 11



NC - Abbey Kerth (7), Erin Reagan (2), Gracie May (2), Emily Sejna, Julia Campbell, Madison Nervig

Lyons - Kirby Kaptur (3), Lizzy Kosin (3), Carrie Nacht (2), Sam Patel (2), Blair Hopwood





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