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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

Boys Basketball

Monday, Jan. 26

^Rock Bridge 79, Northwest 27

^Lutheran South 76, Hillsboro 43

Owensville 41, Hermann 40

St. James 80, Montgomery County 39

Tuesday, Jan. 27

Jackson 65, Pacific 44

^Borgia 82,  Union 61

~Warrenton 69, Chamois 24

^Washington 49, St. Clair 45 (OT)

~Wright City 51, New Haven 37

*Bethel at Crosspoint    7:45 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 28

Fulton SA at Thomas Jefferson    6:30 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 29

^Hillsboro 49, Northwest 34

~New Haven 35, Chamois 28

~Wright City 47, Warrenton 41

^Union 63,  St. Clair 60

~Hermann 63 vs. Montgomery Co 5

St. James 57, Owensville 35

Friday, Jan. 30

^Rock Bridge 80, Lutheran South 59

^Borgia 46, Washington 43 (OT)

*Providence at Crosspoint    7:30 p.m.

Eagle Ridge at Fulton SA    7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 31

^Seventh-place game — St. Clair vs. Northwest   2:30 p.m.

~Seventh-place game    2:30 p.m.

^Consolation — Union vs. Hillsboro    4 p.m.

~Consolation    4 p.m.

^Third-place game — Washington vs. Lutheran South   5:30 p.m.

~Third-place game    5:30 p.m.

^Championship — Borgia vs. Rock Bridge    7 p.m.

~Championship    7 p.m.

^Union Tournament

~Hermann Tournament

Monday, Feb. 2

New Haven at Silex   5:30  p.m.

Fulton SA at North County Christian    7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 3

Whitfield at Union    4 p.m.

*Crosspoint at Fulton SA    6:30 p.m.

Pacific at Borgia    6:45 p.m.

*Holt at Washington    7 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 5

*Fulton SA at Community Christian    6:30 p.m.

*Duchesne at Borgia    6:45 p.m.

*Rivers of Life at Crosspoint    7 p.m.

Wellsville at New Haven     6 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 6

*Union at New Haven    6 p.m.

*Pacific at St. James    6 p.m.

*Borgia at St. Mary’s    6:45 p.m.

*St. Clair at Sullivan    7 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 9

Crosspoint, Fulton SA at MAC Tny    TBA

Tuesday, Feb. 10

*St. Clair at Pacific    5:30 p.m.

*Hermann at Union    5:30 p.m.

Rock Bridge at Borgia    7:15 p.m.

Crosspoint, Fulton SA at MAC Tny    TBA

Owensville at New Haven   6 p.m.

Girls Basketball

Monday, Jan. 26

^Holt 60, Pacific 57

^Warrenton 42, Union 40

~Owensville 64,  Montgomery Co 32

Borgia 62, Cardinal Ritter 41

^St. Clair 64, Lutheran South 45

~Hermann 57, Wright City 26

Washington 74, Wentzville Liberty 19

Tuesday, Jan. 27

Fulton SA at Barat    4:30 p.m.

~New Haven 42, Montgomery Co 34

*Bethel at Crosspoint    6:15 p.m.

~Chamois 61, Wright City 20

Wednesday, Jan. 28

^Pacific 62, Union 59 (OT)

Fulton SA at Thomas Jefferson    5 p.m.

^Lutheran South 54, Wentzville Liberty 40

~Owensville 54, New Haven 24

^Warrenton 51, Holt 44

~Chamois 50, Hermann 45

^Washington 54, St. Clair 31

Thursday, Jan. 29

*Notre Dame 50, Borgia 45

Friday, Jan. 30

^Seventh-place game — Union 66, Wentzville Liberty 31

~Consolation — Montgomery Co. vs. Wright City    5 p.m.

^Consolation — Lutheran South 55, Pacific 49

*Providence at Crosspoint    6 p.m.

Eagle Ridge at Fulton SA    6 p.m.

~Third-place game — Hermann vs. New Haven   6:30 p.m.

^Third-place game — Holt 63, St. Clair 49

~Championship — Owensville vs. Chamois   8 p.m.

^Championship — Washington 61 Warrenton 50

Monday, Feb. 2

#Borgia vs. Patriettes    4 p.m.

#Cardinal Ritter vs. Union    5:20 p.m.

De Soto at St. Clair    5:30 p.m.

Fulton SA at North County Christian    6 p.m.

#Washington vs. Parkway South    6:40 p.m.

Chamois at New Haven    7 p.m.

#Helias vs. Troy    8 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 3

*Crosspoint at Fulton SA    5 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 4

#Washington-Parkway South loser vs. Helias-Troy loser    4 p.m.

#Borgia-Patriettes loser vs. Cardinal Ritter-Union loser    5:20 p.m.

#Washington-Parkway South winner vs. Helias-Troy winner    6:40 p.m.

#Borgia-Patriettes winner vs. Cardinal Ritter-Union winner    8 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 5

*Pacific at St. James    6 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 6

Barat at Fulton SA    4:30 p.m.

*St. Clair at Sullivan    5:30 p.m.

*Rivers of Life at Crosspoint    5:30 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 7

#Seventh-place game    noon

#Consolation    1:30 p.m.

#Third-place game    3 p.m.

#Championship    4:30 p.m.

New Haven at Elsberry    5 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 9

*Hermann at Union    5:30 p.m.

*St. Clair at Pacific    5:30 p.m.

*Owensville at New Haven    6 p.m.

*St. Dominic at Borgia    6:45 p.m.

Crosspoint, Fulton SA at MAC Tny    TBA

Tuesday, Feb. 10

*Washington at Ft. Zumwalt South    5:30 p.m.

Crosspoint, Fulton SA at MAC Tny    TBA

^Washington Tournament

~Hermann Tournament

#Borgia Tournament

Wrestling

Tuesday, Jan. 27

*Pacific 42, St. Clair 33

Borgia 36, Hallsville 30

Helias 66, Borgia 21

Wednesday, Jan. 28

Borgia at Lutheran St. Charles    5 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 29

Summit 39, Union 34

Owensville 41, Pacific 38

Pacific 45, St. James 28

Friday, Jan. 30

St. Clair at DeSoto   5 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 31

Pacific at Hazelwood East Tny    9 a.m.

St. Clair at DeSoto 9 a.m.

Monday, Feb. 2

Borgia at O’Fallon Christian    5 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 3

Washington at Pacific    6 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 4

Borgia at AAA Tny    TBA

Thursday, Feb. 5

*Pacific at Union    6 p.m.

Saturday, Feb. 7

Washington at Seckman Tny    9 a.m.

St. Clair at Francis Howell Central Inv    9:30 a.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 10

Pacific at Parkway Central Tri-Meet    5 p.m.

Girls Swimming

Tuesday, Jan. 20

Timberland 140, Washington 96, Ft. Zumwalt East 87

Thursday, Jan. 22

Oakville 120, Washington 115, University City 9, Mehlville 6

Saturday, Jan. 24

Washington 91, Borgia 80

Tuesday, Jan. 27

Washington 122, St. Charles West 46

Thursday, Jan. 29

Washington at Affton/Lutheran South    4:15 p.m.

Borgia at St. Dominic    8:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 3

Washington at McCluer North    3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 4

Borgia at MICDS/Duchesne (Rec-Plex)    8:30 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 6

Washington at Ft. Zumwalt South    3:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 10

Borgia at Nerinx Hall    4 p.m.

Washington at GAC Meet    TBA

Wednesday, Feb. 11

Washington at GAC Meet    TBA

Thursday, Feb. 12

Borgia at AAA Meet    TBA

Washington at GAC Meet    TBA

*Conference Games

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