HTC girls blow out Keokuk Monday night

The Holy Trinity Crusaders girls' soccer team is 2-0 after a 9-1 win Monday at South Park in West Point. Photo by Chuck Vandenberg/PCC

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WEST POINT – Holy Trinity’s Claire Pothitakis continues to rack up goals in the fresh high school soccer season.

The sophomore has back-to-back three-goal performances for six on the season for the 2-0 Crusaders, including a 9-1 drubbing of Keokuk at South Park Monday night.

Pothitakis converted all three of her shots. The Crusaders were 9 of 9 on shots on goal in the match. Senior Taylor Boeding had two goals to go with one each from Katie Scoville, Elle Rashid, Elyse Pothitakis and Mya Lawlor all had a goal.

HTC’s Elle Rashid attacks a loose ball from Keokuk’s goalkeeper Monday night at West Points’ South Park. Rashid finished with one goal as the Crusaders rolled to a 9-1 win. Photo by Chuck Vandenberg/PCC

Elyse Pothitakis and Rashid each had assists in the game.

Junior Ashlynn Haas guarded the net all night for HTC allowing just the one goal on a penalty kick and had one save as the HTC defense and midfield play kept the ball on Holy Trinity’s side of the pitch for most of the game.

The Crusaders take on Wapello at South Park on Thursday night.

Senior Taylor Boeding and Keokuk’s Sydney Rule collide going after a ball Monday night at South Park. Boeding finished with two goals in HTC’s 9-1 win. The Crusaders are 2-0 overall. Photo by Chuck Vandenberg/PCC

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