Policarpio has two goals, two assists as Bristol Eastern girls soccer defeats visiting Plainville

Published on Thursday, 19 September 2019 21:03
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BRISTOL - Leah Policarpio had two goals and two assists as the Bristol Eastern girls soccer team picked up a 6-2 victory over visiting Plainville on Thursday evening.

Plainville’s Nayelle Heredia opened the scoring in the 18th minute off a beautiful cross from Delaney Beausoleil. Policarpio tied it in the 30th minute when she beat a defender and snuck a shot off the keeper and into the net on the near post.

The teams went into halftime tied 1-1, but the Lancers got a scoring flurry midway through the second half.

In the 64th minute, Ciara Collins headed in a goal off a beautiful corner kick from Policarpio, then a minute later Policarpio took a sensational pass from the back from Audra Porowski and blasted in a shot near post. In the 67th minute, Sara Stadnicki took a cross from Collins and blasted it in the goal for a 4-1 Bristol Eastern lead.

Tea Autunno scored for Plainville in the 68th minute to cut the lead to two goals, but the Lancers weren’t done.

Annabella Lusitani finished off a loose ball in the box to make it 5-2 in the 74th minute, then Emily Nelson got her first career goal off a Policarpio assist in the 76th minute to cap the scoring.

Bristol Eastern goalkeeper Maura Cyr and Plainville’s Amber St. Onge each made six saves in the contest.

Posted in The Bristol Press, Bristol Eastern on Thursday, 19 September 2019 21:03. Updated: Thursday, 19 September 2019 21:05.