GAYLORD — Traverse City West won a share of the Big North Conference girls soccer title on Thursday after defeating Gaylord 4-0 in the regular season finale.
Maria Rapson had a hat trick and Jayna Brunetti added another goal as West improved to 12-5-4 overall and 8-1-3 in the Big North. Cadillac, which beat Ogemaw Heights 8-0, shared the crown with the Titans.
West led the game 2-0 at the half.
Jessica Kalbfleisch had three assists and Julie Rapson added an assist.
Sharing goalkeeper duties were Savannah Wojtanowski and Maggie Troost, totaling nine saves.
The Titans are awaiting the winner of the Alpena-TC Central game to open district play on Thursday.
In the JV game West won 2-1. Ellie Taplin and Grace Boudjalis scored for West (9-4-3). Sarah VanSipe and Mary-Kate Rose assisted on the goals. In goal were Brittany Sanderson and Kaylie Camp.
TC Central 2
The Traverse City Central girls soccer team finished tied for fourth in the Big North Conference after downing Petoskey 2-1 for the Trojans’ season-best third win in a row.
Paige Pfannenstiel scored the game-winning goal on an assist from Jalyna Cisneros with eight minutes remaining. Cisneros also assisted on the first Central goal, which was scored by Kalina Pfannenstiel. Petoskey tied the game before the half.
Katie Wheeler was in goal. The Trojans’ defense was led by Lindsey Round and Cassidy Klein.
Central (9-11-1, 6-5-1 Big North) opens postseason play on Tuesday at Alpena.
Central (7-7-2) won the JV game 2-1. Jennifer Rose had both of Central’s goals, with assists going to Julianna Chang and Maitland Adams. Carrie Wynkoop made five saves.
Boyne City 0
Hannah Haven scored a pair of goals to lead Grayling past Boyne City 3-0 in Lake Michigan girls soccer.
Megan Beard also netted a goal for the Vikings (12-7). Laura Simpson made three saves to get the shutout.