High school girls soccer / Firestone 1, Ellet 0: Claire Moritz scores goal to lift Falcons past Orangemen

The difference in Wednesday night’s match between Firestone and host Ellet occurred in the 11th minute. That is when Firestone senior Claire Moritz struck for a goal from about 25 yards out to propel the Falcons to a 1-0 victory. “[Sophomore] Mo Denefield set me the pass and then I dribbled around one girl and chipped it pretty far into the upper left corner,” said Moritz, who has 45 career goals. Firestone (5-10, 2-0-0) held an edge in shots on goal (11-6) and corner kicks (6-3), but Ellet (8-5-1, 1-1-0) gave a valiant effort led by junior goalkeeper Madison Wallace. “This was a couple of young teams battling it out,” Ellet coach Justin Dimengo said. “I was really impressed with Firestone. They played one of the toughest schedules in the state and their coach and their captains did a really nice job rallying the troops and coming out here and

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