KHS soccer still working between posts

By on May 8, 2014

Sophomore Kiandra Powell works around Morris defenders on her way to her second goal of the game.
Photo by Patti Wilk

DeKalb, Morris contests highlight week
KANELAND—While the win streak may have stopped, the unbeaten streak still rages on for Lady Knights soccer.

The nine-match win streak officially ended on April 30 in DeKalb, as the Lady Knights and host Barbs battled to a scoreless stalemate. On the flipside, the Lady Knights took care of business in Maple Park against Morris by a final of 4-0 on May 1.

On Tuesday, KHS dispatched Rochelle 5-0.

Kaneland has gone unbeaten for 12 straight matches and sits at 11-1-1 with a 6-0-1 record in Northern Illinois Big XII Conference play.

After the tie in Barbville, the Lady Knights were able to get a first-half goal on the Redskins rival, thanks to a goal with 20:12 left, courtesy of Kiandra Powell with an assist from Collingbourne.

The hosts poured it on in the second half of play, beginning with Powell’s second goal of an unassisted variety with 18:36 remaining. Powell completed the hat trick with 15:50 left, thanks to a Madi Jurcenko assist.

Delaney Stryczek capped the day on a feed from Collingbourne with 13:04 to ice it.

On Tuesday against Rochelle, Collingbourne had three goals while Heather Ortiz and Brittany Olson each had one. Courtney Diddell had two assists and Olson had one.

Wednesday had scheduled action in Hinckley, Ill., against the Hinckley-Big Rock Royals, while Thursday had a home matchup scheduled with Yorkville.