[media-credit id=89 align=”alignnone” width=”300″][/media-credit]Menlo-Atherton High School’s fast and agile offense and solid defense led to a victorious win over Carlmont with a score of 17-3 on Oct. 17, 2012. They moved fast and never left a hole in their defense. The team is currently ranked first in their division.
“I thought we would do better,” commented senior Kimberly Bean.
“It was very disappointing,” added senior Emma Smith.
Although Menlo-Atherton moved quick on offense, attacking many times, the Scots stayed strong, and kept a solid defense in the first quarter.
Goalie Kirra Loucks made many blocks in the first quarter, not allowing Menlo-Atherton go ahead with a huge margin. Despite Menlo-Atherton’s solid defense and offense, the Scots managed to score a goal in the first quarter.
The Scots soon lost their momentum by the second quarter. They were were down by ten points, as Menlo-Atherton’s score rapidly reached 11-1.
By the 3rd quarter, the Scots attacked more and were able to shoot another goal, making the score 14-2. According to Smith, the team needs to work on “passing and counterattacks.” These problems must be resolved in order for the Lady Scots to beat Burlingame High School, next week’ s competitor.