Aspen girls soccer shuts out CRMS | AspenTimes.com

Aspen girls soccer shuts out CRMS

Dale Strode
The Aspen Times

The Aspen High School girls soccer team found a way to beat the cold weather Thursday.

The Skiers turned to a red-hot offense, bolstered by successful set pieces, to score a 4-0 victory over visiting Colorado Rocky Mountain School from Carbondale.

“It was nice for the team to get a win before … another break,” Aspen head coach John Gillies said as the Skiers prepare to head out on a week of experiential education next week.

He said the Skiers scored first on a well-orchestrated corner kick with Melody Lemke converting the goal.

Mackenzie Langley scored on a shot from the edge of the box to give the Aspen girls a 2-0 halftime lead.

In the second half, Aspen scored on another corner kick when Erin Spence headed the ball into CRMS net.

Lindzhi Douglass added Aspen’s final goal.

“That was a well-struck shot,” Gillies said of Douglass’ score.

The Skiers improved to 3-3-1 with Thursday’s victory.

“We dominated the game,” Gillies said. “The defense was organized.

“Overall, it was a good victory for us,” the Aspen head coach said.

The Skiers will break for a week of experiential eduction next week.

The next game for the Aspen High School soccer team will be April 15 against Rangely. That match will be played in Grand Junction.

dstrode@aspentimes.com


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