Heffler's six goals lead Chaplegate girls lacrosse to season-opening victory

Chapelgate got its season off on a positive note Friday afternoon by defeating Goretti, 16-11. 

Freshman midfielder Abby Heffler made an impressive debut for the Yellowjackets by scoring six goals. Teammates Emma Rufolo and Katherine Cameron added four each.

Taylor Blenkstone countered with six goals for Goretti, the home team.

 The first half was back and forth between the two teams, but in the second half Chapelgate started connecting on its passes and working as a team. “We began to be more dominant in possessing the ball as well as scoring,” said Chapelgate coach Colleen Norton.

 Chapelgate 16, Goretti 11

Goals: CCA — Abby Heffler 6, Emma Rufolo 4, Katherine Cameron 4, Jenna Winand, Christina VanWingerden. G — Taylor Blenkstone 6, Jenna Katrina, Peyton Lavine, Claire Murray, Kaitlyn Heveyt, Rilee Porteus.

Assists: CCA — Jenna Winand, Katerine Cameron. G — Claire Murray.

Saves: CCA — Courtney Hayes 3. G — name not available 5.

Other score:

Park 13, Glenelg Country 8

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