Lightning Strikes Twice in Late Leopard Rally Past Blue Streaks 2-1 – Girls Soccer

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Louisville 2, Lake 1

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The Louisville Leopards Girls Varsity Soccer Team scored twice in the final 14 minutes to rally past the visiting Lake Blue Streaks 2-1 Wednesday Night at Louisville Leopards Stadium. The Lady Leopards have now won 5 of their last 6 matches and improve to 5-2 on the season with the victory.

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My Fit Life Personal Trainer Side AdLake scored the lone first half goal near the end of the 21st minute of action. The Blue Streaks would carry that lead deep into the second half and look poised to continue their dominance when playing within the borders of Louisville.

The Lady Leopards had other plans. Senior Natalie Lab knotted the game at 1-1 by converting a penalty kick in the 67th minute. The goal was her team leading fourth of the season.

Lingenhoel Group - Arden and Lisa Lingenhoel - Cutler Real Estate AdSoon after, Lab then delivered a pass from the right side of the field about 42 yards away from the goal to her sister on the left side of the penalty box. Sophomore Violet Lab stayed onside and booted the ball in front of the goalkeeper and into the right side of the net to give Louisville a 2-1 lead. The goal was the first of her varsity career.

Leopards 1st Home Win Over Lake in Team History

Jenny Can Cleaning AdThe Lady Leopards held the the Lady Streaks off the board for the final 12 minutes to preserve their 2-1 victory.

Louisville had failed to defeat Lake in their previous 9 home matchups posting an 0-6-3 record and getting outscored 33-11. That all changed in the 10th meeting Wednesday though as the Lady Leopards rallied to post their first win at home over the Blue Streaks in team history.

Equitable Advisors - Bryce MathieLouisville is now 3-14-4 against Lake all-time. They last defeated the Blue Streaks 2-0 at Lake in 2020. The Lady Leopards only other win at Lake came in their first meeting, a 3-1 Louisville victory on October 11, 2004.

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JV: Louisville 0, Lake 0, 1 Half

UP NEXT: The Louisville Leopards Girls Soccer Team will next host the Minerva Lions on Saturday, September 9. Game time is set for 7:00 PM from Louisville Leopards Stadium.

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Lake at Louisville Girls Soccer Box Score


Team 1-2–TOTAL

Lake 1-0–01

Louisville 0-2–02

1st Half

LAKE – ?? (??) | LOUISVILLE 0, LAKE 1, 19:01

2nd Half

LOUISVILLE – Natalie Lab PK | LOUISVILLE 1, LAKE 1, 13:43

LOUISVILLE – Violet Lab (Natalie Lab) | LOUISVILLE 2, LAKE 1, 11:12

Records: Louisville 5-2, Lake 2-4-1

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