PITTSBURGH PA- In an electrifying matchup, Canfield continued their impressive season by securing a hard-fought 4-4 tie against the reigning WPIAL state champions for the past two years, Avonworth. The game was a showcase of skill and determination on both sides, with thrilling performances from the players.
Canfield’s goals were led by Maci Toporcer, who notched a remarkable hat-trick with three goals, while Lorieona Jannone added to the tally. Lexi Toporcer and Maci Toporcer provided the crucial assists that set up these goals, highlighting their teamwork and vision on the field.
On the opposing side, Avonworth displayed their championship-caliber play with goals by Fiona Mahan, a University of Alabama commit, and Gianna Babusci, both of whom scored twice. Fiona Mahan also showcased her versatility with an assist, further contributing to Avonworth’s offensive firepower.
In the midst of this intense battle, Canfield’s goalkeeper, Lolo Padgett, made a significant impact with 4 crucial saves, preventing Avonworth from securing the win. Canfield’s 5-0-1 record underscores their exceptional season, and their remarkable performance against the two-time WPIAL state champs solidifies their position as a formidable team in girls’ soccer.