The vast majority of games today were postponed due to the heat index.
Somers is flexing its muscles early in the season, posting a second straight shutout by defeating visiting Lakeland 5-0 Wednesday.
The Tuskers have outscored their opponents 10-0 in the first two games of the season. Tuskers coach Keenan Deegan gave a lot of credit to the defense.
“We always talk about playing team defense”, Deegan said. “Everyone’s got to play defense and everyone’s got to play offense. We try to work the ball. We don’t kick it out of bounds. We work from the outside to the mids and vice versa when we lose the ball. Everyone has to find their man and do their job. I think that’s why we’ve been successful defensively.”
Freshman Ciara Ostrander scored twice for the Tuskers and freshman Melina Couzis had a goal and an assist. Deegan has been impressed with the way both have played.
“They’ve been consistent,” Deegan said. “We talk about consistency and not just having that one big game. If we can be consistent in what we do, it will go along way.”
Jessica Rosenblum and Hannon Ebert both scored as well. Julia McNamara made one save.
Julia Anna Smith made 10 saves for Lakeland.
Best of the rest: Bailey McCollum had a goal and two assists in Haldane’s 3-0 win over Poughkeepsie. Jessica Harrison had a goal and an assist. Kate Lahey scored.
Somers 5, Lakeland 0
Haldane 3, Poughkeepsie 0