All apologies to former South Medford standout Matt Retzlaff, who failed to get the recognition he was due last week after it was, in fact, his...
Emily Elmore scored two goals and the St. Mary's girls soccer team's defense did not allow Glide a single shot on frame in a 5-0 District 4 victory for the Crusaders on Monday at U.S. Cellular Community Park.
Elmore put the Crusaders (6-1-2, 4-0 Dist. 4) on the board in the fifth minute from 10 yards out on an assist from Rachel Raniele. She tallied again in the 49th minute on a set up from Lilli Knudsen to bolster the Crusaders' lead to 4-0.
St. Mary's Allie Buccino added assists on Emily Riehlman and Anna Peterson's first-half goals.
For the Crusaders' final score in the 58th minute, right-foot dominant MaryBeth Barnum received a drop ball from Emily Alvarez and drove it into the net with her left foot from about 30 yards out.
Goalkeepers Riehlman and Viv Juncal combined for the shutout.