POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — The Point Pleasant girls soccer team fell 4-0 to Herbert Hoover Tuesday night at Ohio Valley Bank Track and Field.
It took just 30 seconds for Hoover (8-4-0) to get on the scoreboard with a goal by Melody Strickland to take the 1-0 lead over Point Pleasant (3-3-1). The Lady Knights surrendered a second goal in the 13th minute, this time it was Hoover’s Hannah Schoolcrafte with the goal. In the 35th minute Strickland got her second goal of the game to give the Lady Huskies the 3-0 edge going into half.
At the 55th minute Amber Williams pushed Hoover’s lead to four with a goal off of a corner kick. The Lady Knights failed to comeback and dropped fell to the Lady Huskies 4-0.
Point Pleasant was held to just three shots on goal, to go along with three corner kicks in the game. Maggie Criste and Ashtyn Wedge split time in goal for the Lady Knights and had a combined 11 saves.
The Lady Huskies had 19 shots on goal in the game to go along with six corner kicks. Schoolcrafte, Strickland and Leslie Taylor each had one assist on the night for HHHS. Hoover’s goal keeper had two saves in the game.
The Lady Huskies now hold two wins over PPHS this season, the first coming on September 4th by a score of 5-0 in Clendenin. Hoover has now won four straight games.