In their final match before beginning district play, Melissa’s Lady Cardinal soccer team blanked North Lamar, 2-0, on Tuesday, Jan. 30, at Cardinal Stadium. Early on, Emma Schaeffer and Erin Eichel combined to get the ball to Gillian Stopinski for a tap-in goal. The score remained 1-0 for the rest of the first half as Melissa’s defense protected the slim lead.


In the second half, Reese Reddick and Reagan Eichel teamed up to find Stopinski open behind North Lamar’s defense and she slipped the ball past the Lady Panther keeper for a 2-0 lead.


Melissa completes non-district play with a 6-0 record.