Lady Falcons top Eagles, 3-1
GOSHEN — The Northville girls soccer team is head to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class D final four for the first time since 2011.
Led by a two-goal performance from senior captain Brytney Moore the Lady Falcons rallied from an early one-goal deficit to defeat Section IX champion Mount Academy 3-1 Saturday at Goshen High School.
Rena BenElizer connected for Mount Academy four minutes into the match before Moore tied the match with 26:17 left in the opening half.
Northville kept working and came up with the go-ahead goal with 13:58 left in regulation when Moore delivered her second goal of the match for a 2-1 advantage.
The Lady Falcons added an insurance goal when Kaytelenn Van Heusen connected with 10:33 remaining in the match to push the score to 3-1 and advance Northville to the state final four.
Moore finished with two goals, while Van Heusen had a goal and an assist and Madison Whittaker picked up an assist.
Northville (17-3) will head to Homer High School Saturday to play Section III champion Poland (21-0) in a 10 a.m. match. The winner advances to play the winner between Section X champion Hammond Central and Section V champion Avoca Central for the state Class D championship at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at SUNY Cortland.