Lady Eagles Take Down The Dragons


Junior McKenzie Latchford

Tyrone Lady Eagles soccer crushed the Central Dragons 4-1 beating them for the first time in five years.

Just under four minutes into the game, Tyrone sophomore Chloe LaRosa scored the first goal as junior Mackenzie Latchford sent a long flip throw right into Central’s defensive line allowing LaRosa to take a shot and score.

The second outstanding Tyrone goal of the game was from senior Kendall Markley assisted by sophomore Eliza Vance. Vance crossed the ball from the left side of the field to the middle of the 18 allowing Markley to score the second goal of the game.

Central tied the game at one on goal by Junior Leah Johnston, assisted by junior Avery Black.

The third goal was scored by Vance on an open net allowing her to cross and get the ball snug in the top right corner in the net.

Tyrone Lady Eagles ended halftime with a lead of 3-1.

In the second half, the Lady Eagles kept a strong defense allowing few shots and no goals.

Bellwood junior Sophia Nelson scored the final goal of the game on an assist by Bellwood sophomore Alyson Partner crossing right in front of the goal allowing Nelson to score unopposed.


Central 1 0 — 1

Tyrone 3 1 — 4

First Half: T–LaRosa (Latchford), 3:52; C–Johnston (Black), 5:51; T–Markley (Vance), 34:45; T–Vance (LaRosa), 35:44.

Second Half: T–Nelson (Partner), 73:29..

Records: Central (4-3-2); Tyrone (5-2-1).