Winfield plays hard as the weather heats up

On Thursday, April 25, Winfield traveled to Southern Boone for a game, and won by a final score of 6-1. Winfield scored two

Annie Rhoades, of Winfield, and goalie, Katie Burkemper defend the goal during the St. Charles West game.

goals in the first half, and went into the half up, 2-0. In the second half, Winfield added four goals, and Southern Boone scored their goal.

Winfield’s goal scorers were: Kasey Kaimann, who scored on a penalty kick (her 2nd goal of the season), Carly Hoelting (her 1st goal of the season), Hailey Politte (her 2nd of the season), Sarah Entwistle (her 3rd goal of the season), Kelsey Ziegemeier (her 8th goal of the season), and Libby Marko (her 2nd goal of the season).

Winfield players earning assists were: Sarah Entwistle (her 5th assist of the season), Kelsey Ziegemeier (her 1st of the season), Kasey Kaimann (her 2nd of the season), and Rachael Burkemper (her 2nd assist of the season).

Katie Burkemper played the full 80 minutes as Winfield’s goalkeeper, and made eight saves in the effort.

The win improves Winfield’s overall season record to 6-6.

Winfield played next on Saturday, April 27, Winfield hosted Orchard Farm in conference play. Winfield controlled the first half, and did not allow Orchard Farm a single shot on goal, but had trouble finishing on goal scoring opportunities, and both teams went into halftime without a goal. In the second half, Orchard Farm went ahead on an own-goal from Winfield, but Winfield tied the game minutes later on a set-ball shot from about 25 yards from goal. Orchard Farm went ahead with about 10 minutes to go in the game, capitalizing on one of the few goal scoring chances given up by the Winfield defense. Then, as Winfield was pushed up trying to tie things back up with just moments to go in the game, Orchard Farm added a third goal on a counterattack to finish the game with a final score of Orchard Farm-3, Winfield-1.

Winfield’s goal was scored by Kelsey Ziegemeier (her 9th goal of the season). The goal was unassisted.

Katie Burkemper played the full 80 minutes as Winfield’s goalkeeper, and made two saves in the effort.

The loss drops Winfield’s overall season record to 6-7.

On Monday, April 29, Winfield traveled to Festus for a game. In a very evenly played game, Winfield earned a penalty kick in the 28th minute, and was able to convert it into a one goal lead, going into the half up, 1-0. Winfield preserved that lead, and then added an insurance goal with less than 10 minutes to go, to win by a final score of 2-0.

Winfield’s goal scorer was Kasey Kaimann, who scored both goals (her 3rd and 4th goals of the season).

Kelsey Ziegemeier earned an assist (her 2nd assist of the season).

Katie Burkemper played the full 80 minutes as Winfield’s goalkeeper, and made 10 saves to earn her first solo shutout of the season.

The win improves Winfield’s overall season record to 7-7.

On Tuesday, April 30, Winfield hosted St. Charles West in conference play. The game was very evenly played throughout, and remained scoreless through the full regulation time, as well as through the first overtime. It took until five minutes to go in the second overtime for the game to be decided. Unfortunately, it was not in Winfield’s favor, with SCW winning by a final score of 1-0 in 2OT.

The only statistic of note for Winfield came from Katie Burkemper, who played the full 95 minutes as Winfield’s goalkeeper, making 18 saves in the effort.

The tough loss drops Winfield’s overall season record to 7-8.

Posted on Monday, May 6, 2013 at 8:47 am