After scoring just one goal in the first two games of the season combined, the Magic girls soccer team exploded for six goals in a blowout win over Legacy Christian Academy last Wednesday afternoon. Six different girls scored, three in each half, as Monticello earned its first win of the year.
Gabby Laimer opened the scoring with a goal in the 12th minute, coming off an assist from Amanda Lawrence.
Alyssa Laumann scored the next Magic goal, in the 21st minute, again assisted by Lawrence.
It would be the second of four assists for Lawrence, to go with one goal.
“She was all over the field,” said Coach Brent Wuollet. “She had a very good game.”
The final goal of the first half came with 30 minutes gone by, when Kailey Southard found the back of the net to make it 3-0 Magic.
In the second half, it was more of the same. The Magic got goals from Lawrence (assisted by Laimer), Jamie Anderson and Emily Vetsch.
“I was happy with the way that the team played,” said Wuollet. “It was everybody working the ball around, playing an overall good team game.”
One thing Wuollet was happy with was the fact that all the Magic goals were good goals.
“They were really good shots, really good placement and the results of good passing up the field,” he said. “That was really encouraging.”
Coming into the season, goal scoring was one of the key concerns facing the Magic squad. The first two games didn’t do much to do away with that concern, but Wuollet is helpful that the third game will be the one they can build off.
“It was good to just get some confidence,” he said. “Hopefully we can get on a little bit of a roll here.”
The Magic go to St. Michael-Albertville for a conference tilt, beginning at 7 tonight.
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