WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – A corner kick by Devin D'Agostin ricocheted off the feet of Keeley Catarineau to teammate Logan Schnabl, who punched home the game-winning goal at the 86:58 mark as Greensboro escaped with a 2-1 victory over Salem in soccer action at Varsity Field on Saturday, Sept. 28.
The Pride (7-3-0) took the first lead of the game at the 51:06 mark when Anna Rae Porcelli found the back of the net on a penalty kick following a foul committed by Salem's Aliyah Rice.
Salem answered just over 28 minutes later when senior Amy Bounds drove home her third goal of the season and second in as many games on a header. Bounds took advantage of a free kick to the 23, by virtue of assists by Alyssa Denkowich and Baylee Greenwood, to tie Ellie Montes for the team lead in goals.
The Spirits (4-4-1) ended the day with seven shots, including three shots on goal, while Greensboro attempted nine shots (five shots on goal). Salem's senior netminder Hannah Wagner (2-3-1) made three saves on the afternoon, while The Pride was led in goal by Kelsey Emrich's two saves.
Greensboro tallied four corner kicks, while Salem had one.
The Spirits head to Meredith for a showdown with the Avenging Angels on Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 6 p.m. For more information on Salem soccer check out www.salemspirits.com.