FROM STAFF REPORTS
Aurora — Harmon School’s girls soccer club finished with its best record in the last three years — 5-6-3 — going 2-2 in its last four games.
Harmon fell to Kenston 5-2, rallied with its two highest scoring games of the season — 4-0 and 7-0 wins over South Euclid Memorial and Solon, respectively, and lost to Woodridge 4-0.
Eighteen players will head to the high school next August and many will continue to play soccer throughout the winter indoor and spring and summer outdoor seasons.
Returning to the Harmon team next year will be Izzy Roselli, Kailyn Fleming, Marina Nelson, Paige Suhadolnik, Amanda Zepernick, Sofia Palma, Morgan Riedel, Hannah Baltes, Julia Polaski, Becky Skidmore and Grace Tomasko.
Statistics compiled by Brian Kozar show the team completed 450 passes and scored 24 goals, with an additional 104 shots on goal.
Defenders won the ball cleanly 244 times and keepers made 68 saves.
Macie Teichow was the leading scorer with 6 goals, followed by Emma Frankmann with 5. They were 1-2 in shots on goal, while Julia Weber set up the most goals with 4 assists.
Leading passers were Deanna Sagaris with 54 and Courtney Wendel; with 46. Leading the defense with wins and clears were Brooke Kozar (61) and Abbey Ingram and Kristen Lembo (33 each).
In goal, Michaela Haley had 29 saves, Tomasko 18, Noelle Corbiere 9 and Madison Flagg 8.
Against Kenston, Frankmann and Kozar had the goals, with an assist by Weber.
Against Memorial, Teichow had two goals and Nelson and Polaski each added one.
“Skidmore had her best game of the season,” said coach Paul Frankmann. “Players of the week for the Kenston and Memorial games were Lembo and Sagaris for their solid position play, possession and passing.”
Many records were broken in the win over Solon. Scoring for Harmon were Frankmann (two), Teichow, Weber, Allison Kaminski, Sagaris and Kozar, with assists by Weber and Gina Zamary.
Players of the final week were Emma Kocar and Abby Jacobson for their constant 100 percent effort on defense, according to the coach.
“The girls ended their season playing at the level of competition that the eighth-graders will be stepping up to at the high school level next year,” said Frankmann.