Aspen girls soccer shuts out CRMS
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.
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