LISA CAPITELLI ¦ Assistant Editor
Worcester Prep freshman Regan Shanahan (13) takes on a Salisbury Christian player during Monday’s game in Berlin. Worcester won 6-0.OCEAN CITY TODAY/LISA CAPITELLI(Oct. 12, 2012) The Worcester Prep girls’ soccer team turned up the pressure in the second half of Monday’s game against the Salisbury Christian Jaguars, scoring five goals to earn a 6-0 shutout at home.
“It’s always hard getting going on a Monday. We got off to a slow start, but we played much better in the second half,” said Prep Coach Carol Hartnett. “The rain didn’t slow us down.”
Senior Alex Bruder gave the Lady Mallards a 1-0 lead in the first half. Juniors Lilly Di- Nardo and Frankie Willing boosted the Mallards’ advantage 3-0 early in the second half.
DiNardo scored her second goal on a breakaway, shooting the ball past the Salisbury Christian goalie to put Worcester ahead 4-0.
Senior Meredith Soulé and freshman Julia D’Antonio rounded out the scoring for the Prep squad.
Freshman Grace Tunis played in goal for Worcester in the first half and for about 20 minutes of the second half; she recorded four saves. Sophomore Mikalah Potvin took over in the second half, stopping two Jaguars’ shots.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Mallards’ 4 p.m. game today, Friday, against the Gunston Day Herons will be dedicated to breast cancer awareness. The Prep players will sport pink shoelaces and ribbons to support the cause.
It is also Senior Day and the team’s 12thgraders will be honored during halftime.