By John Lachmann
Senior Courtney Ledonne stopped two shots in penalty kicks as Brossart edged Campbell County, 3-2 in PKs for a 1-0 win in the District 37 championship game at Scott on Thursday.
Junior forward Morgan Verst, junior midfielder Cori Ziegler and senior forward Allison Greely all converted their kicks for Brossart.
Senior forward Taylor Robinson and junior defender Brandi Rice made their PKs for the Camels.
Campbell County had a chance with five minutes left in regulation on a corner kick that was played into the box, but Mustangs junior goalkeeper Sarah Futscher punched the ball away from the goal mouth.
Brossart junior midfielder Megan Dierig was denied by Camels sophomore Bryanna Schroers with two minutes left in the second overtime.
HALFTIME: 0-0. SHUTOUTS: B—Ledonne and Futscher (6 saves); CC—Schroers (8 saves). RECORDS: Brossart 16-5-1, Campbell County 12-8-2.
NEWPORT CENTRAL CATHOLIC 2, HIGHLANDS 0 – Junior forward Chandler Cain and junior midfielder Sam Bunzel scored in the District 36 final at Tower Park.
Cain put NewCath ahead with 10 minutes left in the first half off a through ball by sophomore forward Lauren Zimmerman.
Bunzel extended the Thoroughbreds’ lead on a penalty kick with 23 minutes remaining in regulation.
Sophomore Erin Ackerson recorded her sixth shutout of the season by turning two shots aside.
HALFTIME: 1-0. GOALS: NCC—Cain, Bunzel. SHUTOUT: Ackerson (2 saves). RECORDS: NewCath 12-5-1, Highlands 3-10-3.
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