Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Eldorado Gets Past Manzano.(Sports)

Byline: From Journal Reports


Albuquerque High Girls Win Shootout

If only good goaltending meant points on the scoreboard, the Manzano girls soccer team might have stood a better chance against visiting Eldorado on Thursday afternoon.

While goalkeeper Lauren Blackwell made 24 saves, some in spectacular fashion, enough Eldorado shots found their way through to give the Eagles a 2-0 victory and sole possession of the District 4AAAAA lead.

The first goal for Eldorado (10-3, 4-0) came only two minutes into the game when forward Jordan Loerwald beat Blackwell to the ball and then shot it into an undefended net.

The Monarchs (8-4, 3-1) stayed in the game, however, behind Blackwell and five offsides penalties that thwarted good Eagles goal-scoring opportunities. …

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