Hamilton scores twice, but Culver falls to Bremen in PKs
BY VAL TSOUTSOURIS
Sports Editor, RTC
Kaylee Hamilton scored twice in the second half to help the Culver girls soccer team erase a 2-0 deficit, but Bremen went on to earn a 3-2 win in penalty kicks in a Class 1A, Sectional 35 quarterfinal at Argos Tuesday.
The teams were tied 2-2 after 80 minutes of regulation and 14 minutes of overtime. Bremen outscored Culver 3-1 in the penalty kick phase.
Giselle Villegas added two assists for Culver, who finished 12-3-2. Two of their losses were to Bremen.
Hamilton, a senior, finished the season with 30 goals and her career with 75. Villegas, a junior, has 76 career goals in three varsity seasons.
Freshman Camila Jimenez scored twice for Bremen, who improved to 6-6-2 and earned a semifinal matchup with Argos. The No. 17 Lady Dragons defeated No. 13 Trinity Greenlawn 3-0 in Tuesday’s other quarterfinal.
Bremen led 2-0 at halftime, but Hamilton scored twice in a three-minute span to tie the game.
Culver has never won a sectional title in girls soccer.