Newberry Drops One-Goal Thriller at SCAD

HARDEEVILLE, S.C. - Four Wolves scored multiple goals as Newberry fell 13-12 to SCAD Savannah at the SCAD Sports Complex on Tuesday evening.

SCAD (5-0) took an early lead over the Wolves (0-2) as the Bees scored the first goal of the evening fifty seconds into the game, but was soon followed up by a goal by Newberry junior Tessa Davis (Triangle, Va.).

The Bees would not let the Wolves overcome them during the game and soon built a three goal lead over Newberry. The Wolves did not return to the scoring column until sophomore Carly Marksberry (Lawrenceville, Ga.) assisted on a goal by fellow sophomore Jessica Baxtrom (St. Leonard, Md.).

Newberry netted back-to-back goals as Baxtrom's attack was followed by a goal by sophomore Noelle Allen (Lawrenceville, Ga.), off an assist from senior KerriAnn Barlage (Glen Burnie, Md.). SCAD responded with back-to-back goals of its own, before with 14:01 left in the first period, Baxtrom scored as the Bees looked to recover defensively from a saved shot by goalkeeper Jenny Danko.

The Bees netted a pair of goals after Baxtrom's tally to take an 8-4 lead in to the final three minutes of the first period. Davis netted her second of the game with 1:51 left on the clock, followed by a goal from Barlage with 11 seconds remaining putting the Wolves behind by two entering halftime.

Allen came out of half with a goal with 28:50 on the clock to pull the Wolves within one of the Bees.

SCAD followed with three straight goals to take an 11-7 lead. Following a Newberry timeout, Barlage scored her second of the game, which was followed minutes later by a goal from Baxtrom to bring the score to 11-9 with a Bees advantage.

Allen netted another goal with 14:55 remaining to make give the Wolves a one-goal deficit entering the final ten minutes. SCAD scored its final goal of the evening with 6:59 remaining in regulation.

Allen and Barlage netted free-position goals over the final five minutes before time expired on the Wolves' late comeback.

Barlage and Allen each finished with four points on the match, with Allen's coming off a four-goal outing and Baralge's from three goals and an assist. Junior Victoria Thomas (Manhattan, Kan.) and sophomore Morgan Raffaele (Hilton Head Island, S.C.) led Newberry with three groundballs each.

Newberry travels to Rome, Ga. on Friday for a 4:00 p.m. first draw against the Shorter Hawks.


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