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Posted: Friday, May 17, 2013 5:00 pm

Penalty kicks proved profitable for the Ft. Zumwalt West Lady Jaguars Tuesday in a 2-1 district soccer victory over Washington in Troy.

Ft. Zumwalt West (11-10-1) outscored Washington (12-12-1) by a 4-2 margin after the teams played to a 1-1 tie through 110 minutes.

“I thought the girls played very well,” Washington Head Coach Chris Lanemann said. “I thought for the most part from the middle of the first half on that we outplayed them, especially in the second half. They got very few looks in the second half. We hit the crossbar and the inside of the goal post. We just couldn’t get that break. We worked hard. We deserved a better fate I think.”

Ft. Zumwalt West went on to beat Timberland for the district title Thursday, 1-0.

When the game went into overtime, it followed every other match in the district so far. The previous two games, including the Timberland-Troy game which preceded the Washington-Ft. Zumwalt West contest, also went to overtime. The first game Tuesday ended in a 1-0 Timberland victory in the first overtime.

However, the Lady Jays and Lady Jaguars went far beyond the other two games. After one 15-minute overtime session, the teams were still tied at 1-1. The same was true after the second overtime.

“Ft. Zumwalt West is a very good team,” said Lanemann. “Even though you look at their record and they’re .500, they play against very good competition. In my opinion, to outplay them for the majority of the game like we did shows the character of our team all season. We played with a lot of injuries throughout the season. I’m very proud of the way we played the entire season.”

Washington junior goalkeeper Mary McGilvray and Ft. Zumwalt West sophomore Carly Ragusky stepped into the goal to face the other team’s shooters. Ft. Zumwalt West shot first.

• Ft. Zumwalt West freshman Kayla Day scored on a shot which hit off the crossbar and deflected into the net. Ft. Zumwalt West led 1-0.

• Washington junior Halee Nurnberger shot on the ground to the left, but Ragusky stopped the ball.

• Ft. Zumwalt West junior Gracynn Vaughn then scored to the right to make it 2-0 in penalty kicks.

• Washington sophomore Martha Noelker then buried a shot to the middle of the net to make it 2-1.

• Washington needed a save and McGilvray came up with the needed stop, thwarting Ft. Zumwalt West senior Jacqueline Linder, keeping it at 2-1.

• Washington senior Liz Brinkmann then missed the goal to the left and it was still 2-1.

• Ft. Zumwalt West junior Jessica Ottomeyer then scored to the left to make it 3-1. For the game to continue, Washington needed to score on its last two shots and get another save.

• Washington junior Arika Elliott gave Washington the goal it needed, shooting to the left, cutting it to 3-2.

• Ft. Zumwalt West senior Lauren Smith then ended it, again going to the left, to score. With the score at 4-2 and only Washington senior Taylor Andrews still to shoot, the game was ended.

“Losing a district game on penalty kicks is one of the worst ways to decide a game this important,” Lanemann said. “I would have rather played until somebody scored. It would have been better than penalty kicks.”

In regulation play, Ft. Zumwalt West controlled play early in the game before Washington started to press for chances. The Lady Jaguars had the best chance, having a shot bounce off the bottom of the crossbar before coming back out.

The game was tied at the half and stayed that way until the 54th minute. Ft. Zumwalt West junior Kerri Morris worked around Andrews on the right side and crossed the ball as McGilvray came out to challenge.

Freshman Sarah Brewer was able to knock in the pass to give Ft. Zumwalt West the 1-0 lead.

That score stood until the 70th minute, when Nurnberger worked in on the left side and put a shot into the high right side of the net to tie it.

Washington had other chances in the second half and overtime.

“She had other chances to win the game,” Lanemann said. “On one, I was jumping in the air. I just knew Halee was going to bury the chance and she put it high. We worked hard and had many chances to play in the second half and into overtime.”

Lanemann said Washington put up with many injuries during the campaign.

“We played with a lot of adversity throughout the season,” Lanemann said. “We had four or five starters out for much of the season.”

Washington played its final match of the season without junior midfielder Brianna Pagan.

“That really hurts,” Lanemann said. “She’s a kid who normally plays 75 minutes a game. She barely ever comes out. To not have those minutes, you’ve got to ask someone else to step up and play a bigger role. It’s tough not to have her out there. She’s like the Energizer Bunny. She never stops and is such a good player. To miss her was tough.”

Ft. Zumwalt West also had chances. Near the end of regulation, the Lady Jaguars pressured McGilvray and forced her to save the ball or tip it over to keep the game going.

The game got physical as well. As it pressed into overtime, both teams fought hard. Ft. Zumwalt West picked up the first card after a hard challenge.

Washington graduates three players from this year’s team, Andrews, Brinkmann and Destiny Hofstetter.

“We lose three very good seniors,” Lanemann said. “We have 14 very good juniors coming back next year. It’s a tough way to go out this year, but we’re looking forward to what we have coming in next year.”

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Area Scoreboard

Area Sports Schedule

American Legion Baseball

Ninth District Senior Legion Tournament

Thursday, July 17

At Westhoff Park

G1 (1) West 11, (8) Pacific 1

G2 (4) St. Charles 17, (5) Elsberry 2

At St. Peters Rec-Plex

G3 (3) Washington 4, (6) Wentzville 0

G4 (2) Daniel Boone 8, (7) St. Peters 2

Friday, July 18

At St. Peters Rec-Plex

G5 Elsberry 8, Pacific 3

G6 St. Peters 9, Wentzville 1

At Westhoff Park

G7 St. Charles 4, West 1

G8 Daniel Boone 7, Washington 4

Saturday, July 19

At St. Peters Rec-Plex

G9 Washington 9, Elsberry 4

G10 West 9, St. Peters 6

G12 West 14, Washington 1

At Westhoff Park

G11 St. Charles def. Daniel Boone (fft)

Sunday, July 20

Rest at Westhoff Park

G13 Championship — West 2, St. Charles 1 (13 innings)

Monday, July 21

G14 If-Needed Game — St. Charles 13, West 11

Zone 1 Senior Legion Tournament

At Lindenwood University, St. Charles

Thursday, July 24

G1 West 13, Daniel Boone Post 262 8

G2 Jefferson City Post 5 11, Hannibal Post 55 2

Friday, July 25

G3 West 11, St. Charles Post 312 1

G4 Daniel Boone 10, Hannibal 2

Saturday, July 26

G5 Jefferson City 9, West 2

G6 St. Charles 11, Daniel Boone 0

G7 West 6, St. Charles 2

Sunday, July 27

G8 Championship — West 11, Jefferson City 0

G9 If-Needed Game — Jefferson City 14, West 12

Jefferson City advances to state tournament in Sedalia.

Ninth District Junior Legion Tournament

Tuesday, July 8

At Union High School

G1 (1) Elsberry 3, (8) New Haven 0

At Ronsick Field

G4 (3) Washington 7, (6) Wentzville 1

G4 (2) Union 8, (7) Hannibal 1

At St. Peters Rec-Plex

G2 (5) St. Peters 8, (4) St. Charles 6

Wednesday, July 9

At New Haven

G5 Wentzville 4, New Haven 0

G6 St. Charles 8, Hannibal 7 (9 innings)

At Ronsick Field

G7 St. Peters 5, Elsberry 2

G8 Washington 2, Union 1

Remainder at Ronsick Field

Thursday, July 10

G9 Union 7, Wentzville 1

G10 Elsberry 3, St. Charles 2

Friday, July 11

G11 Washington 12, St. Peters 11 (10 innings)

G12 Elsberry 6, Union 3

Saturday, July 12

G13 Elsberry 4, St. Peters 3

G14 Championship — Washington 3, Elsberry 1

Washington wins district, to host Zone 1 Tournament at Borgia. Schedule below.

Junior Legion Zone 1 Tournament

At Borgia

Thursday, June 17

G1 Elsberry Post 226 10, Chillicothe Post 25 2

Friday, June 18

G2 Washington Post 218 5, Elsberry 1

G3 Chillicothe 5, Elsberry 4

Saturday, June 19

G4 Championship — Washington 16, Chillicothe 0 (5 innings)

Washington advances to State Tournament in Jackson.

Junior Legion State Tournament

At Jackson

Thursday, July 24

G1 Jackson 3, Springfield Glendale 2

G2 Eureka 7, Sedalia 0

Friday, June 25

G3 Jackson 8, Washington 3

G4 Springfield Glendale 8, Sedalia 3

G5 Jackson 4, Eureka 2

G6 Washington 8, Springfield Glendale 0

Saturday, June 26

G7 Eureka 11, Washington 10 (9 innings)

G8 Championship — Jackson 7, Eureka 6

Jackson advances to Regional Tournament in Leavenworth, Kan.

Sunday, June 27

G9 If-Needed Game — G8 winner vs. G8 loser, 1 p.m.

Freshman Legion Ninth District Tournament

Tuesday, July 8

At Elsberry Legion Field

G1 (1) St. Charles 7, (8) St. Peters 0

G2 (4) Elsberry-Winfield 4, (5) Wentzville 3

At Elsberry Khoury League Field

G3 (3) Hannibal 3, (6) Warrenton 2

G4 (2) Washington 10, (7) West 1

Wednesday, July 9

At Elsberry Khoury League Field

G5 St. Peters 17, Warrenton 6

G6 Wentzville 5, West 4

At Elsberry Legion Field

G7 St. Charles 10, Elsberry-Winfield 2

G8 Washington 3, Hannibal 0

Remainder at Elsberry Legion Field

Thursday, July 10

G9 St. Peters 11, Hannibal 9

G10 Elsberry-Winfield 13, Wentzville 4

Friday, July 11

G12 Elsberry-Winfield 8, St. Peters 3

G11 Washington 6, St. Charles 0, 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 12

G13 St. Charles 10, Elsberry-Winfield 1

G14 Championship — St. Charles 5, Washington 2

Sunday, July 13

G15 If-Needed Game — St. Charles 2, Washington 0

Missouri Freshman

Legion State Tournament

At Rotary Recreational

Complex - Ronsick Field

Wednesday, July 16

G1 Creve Coeur Post 397 16, St. Robert Post 331 2

G2 Ste. Genevieve Post 150 4, St. Charles Post 312 0

G3 Jackson Post 158 1, vs. Springfield Glendale Merchants 0

G4 Washington Post 218 9, Eureka Post 177 4

Thursday, July 17

G5 Springfield Glendale 11, St. Robert 1 (St. Robert eliminated)

G6 St. Charles 10, Eureka 2 (Eureka eliminated)

G7 Ste. Genevieve 4, Creve Coeur 2

G8 Washington 12, Jackson 10

Friday, July 18

G9 Jackson 12, Springfield Glendale 0 (Springfield Glendale eliminated)

G10 Creve Coeur 8, St. Charles 3 (St. Charles eliminated)

G11 Ste. Genevieve 3, Washington 2

G12 Creve Coeur 11, Jackson 7 (Jackson eliminated)

Saturday, July 19

G13 Washington 8, Creve Coeur 3 (Creve Coeur eliminated)

G14 Championship—Washington 5, Ste. Genevieve 2

Sunday, July 20

G15 Championship Game 2—Washington 3, Ste. Genevieve 0

Great Midwest Football League

July 19

Missouri Cyclones 34, Illinois Justice 0

Swim Team Schedules

Washington Swim Team

Date    Opponent    Time/Result

6-9    at Oaks Landing    Washington 192-100

6-16    Westglen    Washington 259-206

6-23    at Fox Creek    Washington 311-225

6-30    at Chadwick    Chadwick 264-258

7-7    Cherry Hills    Washington 291-140

7-11 at Division Meet, Westminster Christian First

Pacific Swim Team

Date    Opponent    Time/Result

6-9    Lake of the Woods    LOtW 176-130

6-16    at Union    Union 289-220

6-23    Bridle Creek    Pacific 371-124

6-30    at Arbor Oaks    Pacific 282-241

7-7    at Indian Hills    Cancelled, weather

7-12    Division Meet    First

Union Swim Team

Date    Opponent    Time/Result

6-9    at Arbor Oaks    Union 180-120

6-16    Pacific    Union 289-220

6-23    at Lake of the Woods    LoTW 312-201

6-30    Indian Hills    Union 322-275

7-7    Bridle Creek    PPD

7-12    at Division Meet, Pacific    Third

Pacific Diving Team

Date    Opponent    Time

6-14    at MAC West    MAC West 40-30

6-21    at Lindgate    Lindgate

6-28    at Cool Dell    9 a.m.

7-13    at Championships    8 a.m.

*Indicates League Games

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