Claremore Daily Progress

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April 30, 2014

‘Battle of Rogers County’

Claremore JV splits with Sequoyah

CLAREMORE — The ‘Battle of Rogers County’ — at least in terms of JV soccer — came down to a split decision for Claremore and Sequoyah Tuesday night at Lantow Field.

A pair of second-half goals from Sequoyah’s Tana Dake and Lynsey Moniz lifted the Lady Eagles past Claremore, 2-0.

In the nightcap, the Zebras held off a late second-half rally by Sequoyah and picked up the 2-1 victory.

Throughout the course of the girls’ game, including a scoreless first half, Claremore freshman goalkeeper Lauren Chancellor one-upped her teammate and varsity keeper Brylee Brasher with a shutout.

Brasher, who has only allowed one goal in Metro Lakes Conference play, had two scored on her in the second half against Sequoyah.

Moniz ricocheted a shot off the top left-corner of the net to put Sequoyah up 1-0.

Moments later, Dake’s unassisted rocket-shot from 15 yards ripped past Brasher to extend Sequoyah’s lead to 2-0.

Claremore’s offense, led by freshman forward Skylar Muncy and sophomore midfielder Bailey Steckline, had numerous scoring opportunities but their shots soared high and wide.

In the boys’ game, Claremore controlled the tempo and took a commanding 2-0 lead at halftime on goals from Uriel Gonzalez and Jose Mota.

Sequoyah got on the board late in the second half with an unassisted goal.

Throughout the match, Claremore junior forward Grant Melton had several one-on-one scoring opportunities but his shots soared over the goal.

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