Women’s Torch FC (5-1-2) earn six more points at home beating Philly fever 5-2 on Wednesday evening and 1-0 against a strong Lehigh Valley Tempest side.
Coach Richie Sparling said after the win, “The girls had more confidence on ball and played better tonight than this past weekend. We are confident in our formation as long as we continue to play hard we will win games.”
Philly Fever Game Report
Torch FC had control of the match and at times looked strong on the ball creating more chances for shots on goal than Philly Fever. The first goal for the Torch FC ladies came early the game by Sierra Beal. Philly Fever responded well after going down 1-0 and had some nice opportunities in front of the net. Eventually in the 31’ Fever tied it up to a 1-1 score.
Not long after, Caitlyn Hayes scored to make it a 2-1 and Erin Stevenson hit a beautiful shot outside the box to lead Torch FC into the half up 3-1.
The final score of the game was 5-2 for the Torch FC Ladies.
After a tough away weekend it was good to be back at Pennridge High School and get a win. Caitlyn Hayes said after the game, “We just listened to Coach Richie during training and we put into practice the things that he instilled in us, and we didn’t do that last two games. ”
Torch FC midfielder Sierra Beal said, “We focused on working better together as a team moving the ball and just unifying us in practice yesterday, it really helped us get back. As long as we continue to play together and play our soccer we will do well”
The Torch FC ladies now are in 2nd place in the WPSL standings. Note: The top team in the division will go to the playoffs. The ladies need to secure a win on July 8th rematch against the number 1 Penn Fusion side.
Next match against Hershey FC is on Sunday June 25th at 3PM.
Goals: BT – Sierra Beal, Caitlyn Hayes, Erin Stevenson, Gabrielle Farrell
Final: Philly Fever 2 x Torch FC 5
Final: LV Tempest 0 x Torch FC 1
Goals: BT – Gabrielle Farrell
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BuxMont Torch FC women’s team play in the pro/am Women’s Premier Soccer League. Home games are played at Pennridge High School Stadium in Perkasie, PA and has a capacity of 2,000 spectators. Players are encouraged to use the platform of sports to share about their faith after matches and summer soccer camps.
Torch Sports Ministry is “IGNITING A GLOBAL PASSION FOR SPORT MINISTRY.”