GREEN RIVER – It was a successful start to conference play for both the Wolves and Lady Wolves as Green River took two from Evanston on Tuesday.
On the ladies side, Green River controlled the majority of the game. In the first half, the Lady Wolves had several shots on goal but could not find the back of the net. With six minutes left, Evanston was able to get behind the defense and put the first goal of the game on the board. It was the only goal in the first half as Green River trailed 1-0.
In the second half, the Lady Wolves continued to control the action. With 14 minutes left in the match, Green River final broke through. Chezney Mamalis blasted a shot to even the game at one. Three minutes later, Taylor Stoeger broke away from the defense and gave the Lady Wolves the lead.
With eight minutes left, Mamalis added an insurance goal with her second of the game. She smashed a shot from 20-yards out that went through the goalie’s hands and rolled into the net.
On the men’s side, Green River and Evanston both had opportunities in the first half. Neither could find the net as the game remained scoreless at the break.
Four minutes into the second half, Gregory Marchal put the Wolves on the board. The Red Devil came back with 18 minutes to go to even the game at one.
It looked as if the game would go into overtime but Chase Stoeger had different ideas. With 43 seconds left, he was able to find the back of the net to give the Wolves the lead and the win.
With the wins, both the Wolves and Lady Wolves are 1-0 in conference play. Both teams will be back in action at home as they look to stay perfect in conference play as they take on Kelly Walsh April 4.
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