10/24/2020 1:44:00 PM Barrineau's First-Half Goal Helps Lift Lees-McRae To Scrimmage Win Three first-half goals lift Green Team to a 3-2 win
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Patrick W. Smith, Director of Sports Information Lees-McRee College Bobcats
BANNER ELK, N.C. – Junior Lexi Todd (Vero Beach, Fla. / Vero Beach). freshmen Taylor Barrineau (Iron Station, N.C. / East Lincoln) and Sam Smith (Leland, N.C. / North Brunswick) all scored first-half goals to lead the Lees McRae Green Team to a 3-2 victory in the final Green & White scrimmage for the women’s soccer program.
THE BASICS FINAL SCORE: Green – 3, White - 2 LOCATION: Lees-McRae Practice Fields – Banner Elk, N.C. HOW IT HAPPENED:
Gen Porsche (Huntley, Ill. / Huntley), Barrineau and Todd all chipped in assists for the Green Team.
Hannah Davies (Fleet, Hampshire, England / Montverde Academy) scored both goals for the White Team with assists going to Tia Davenport (Jacksonville, Fla. / Christ’s Church Academy) and Olivia Hoirup (Raleigh, N.C. / Stenhus Gymnasium).
Barrineau opened the game’s scoring with a break-away goal in the second minute of the contest off a long pass from Todd.
Todd extended the lead to 2-0, just over seven minutes later, as she converted a pass from Porsche into a one-timer from just inside the 18-yard box.
The Green Team closed out its scoring in the 11th minute as Smith received a pass from Barrineau and buried a shot into the bottom-right corner.
Davies scored just five minutes before the halftime whistle to trim the deficit to 3-1 off an assist from Davenport.
The White Team cut the lead to 3-2, with just under 14 minutes left, as Davies tallied her second goal on a shot from outside the 18-yard box off an assist from Hoirup.
Both teams had chances late to add another marker, but goalkeepers Hope Sanborn (Monroe, N.C. / Sun Valley) and Sophia Leonetti (Pembroke Pines, Fla. West Broward) held strong to preserve the 3-2 score.
UP NEXT: The Lees-McRae women’s soccer team will now shift their focus to the 2021 regular season. The next Green & White scrimmage will be on Friday, Nov. 6 with a men’s soccer scrimmage starting at 4 p.m.