GOOSE LAKE — The Northeast girls soccer team was the star attraction at its home opener Friday afternoon.
But it proved to be the Marquette Catholic offense that stole the show.
The Mohawks peppered the Northeast goal, taking 37 shots and putting 27 of them on goal.
The consistent attack took its toll as the Mohawks tallied nine goals in a 9-1 victory.
Even so, Northeast did not spend the game back on its heels.
Instead, the Rebels attempted 15 shots of their own, putting six on goal, and notched a second-half goal from sophomore Cenady Soenksen, with Emily Johnson providing the assist.
Soenksen and Aleigha Johnson both had six shots. The latter putting three on goal.
Natalie and Emma Krogman, meanwhile, combined for 16 saves.
The Rebels opened their season earlier in the week with a visit to West Liberty.
The Comets built a 2-0 lead in the opening half before pulling away late for a 5-1 victory.
Soenksen found the back of the net for Northeast.
She was a constant thorn in the Comets’ side, taking six shots and putting half of them on goal.
Robinson added two shots (one on goal), while Johnson and N. Krogman both had individual shots.
The Krogmans came up with 14 combined saves in net.
Of the 15 Rebels that saw action during Tuesday’s opener, nearly half were sophomores or freshmen getting their first-ever game experience.