From staff reports
TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse City West and Cadillac entered Thursday’s soccer clash unbeaten in the Big North Conference.
The Titans and Vikings exited still unbeaten.
The two teams played to a 0-0 standoff.
“Both teams had opportunities,” West coach Lauran Pinto said.
Central had a goal 30 seconds into the contest called off by an offsides call. Cadillac had a penalty kick that was denied by Titans goalie Savannah Wojtankowski.
“That was a huge save,” Pinto said.
West is now 3-0-2 in the league and 5-1-3 overall.
TC Central 1
Gaylord topped Traverse City Central 3-1 in Big North Conference action.
Paige Pfannenstiel scored Central’s goal, set up by Jalyna Cisneros. Katie Wheeler made nine saves in net for the Trojans (4-6-1).
Central led 1-0 at halftime, but the Blue Devils scored three times in the final 20 minutes.
In the JV game, Gaylord won 2-0. Carrie Wynkoop made five saves for Central.
Elk Rapids 3
TC Liberty 2
Sisters Hailey and Carley Patterson scored all the goals Elk Rapids would need in a 3-2 victory over the Traverse City Liberty.
Hailey had two goals (and an assist) and Carley one goal.
Paige Granger made two saves for the Elks (8-0-1, 7-0 Lake Michigan).
Suzanne Britten scored both Liberty goals, and Logen Poniatoski stopped seven shots.
Suttons Bay 3
Houghton Lake 2
Sethe Zachman scored a goal with nine minutes remaining on a feed from Mariah Belloumini to give Suttons Bay a 3-2 win over Houghton Lake.
Emily Beyer and Dani Merwin also scored for the Norsemen (2-4-3), with assists going to Hannah Weber and Rachael Pasche. Samara Slocomb and Mikayla Knopka both saw time in net for the Norsemen, who host the Suttons Bay Invitational on Saturday.
Houghton Lake’s goals were by Jill Caroll and Maddy Walter.
TC West JV 2
Cadillac JV 2
Nora Malmberg and Mary Kate Rose each had a goal as the Traverse City West junior varsity girls soccer team played Cadillac to a 2-2 draw.