Rockets top Austin girls 6-0

Published 9:58 pm Monday, October 4, 2010

Austin's Rachel Needham battles with John Marshall's Taryn Hardyman in Art Hass Stadium Monday. -- Rocky Hulne/

The Austin girls soccer team struggled on offense in a 6-0 loss to Rochester John Marshall in Art Hass Stadium Monday.

The Packers (2-10-3 overall, 0-8-1 Big Nine) attempted just five shots on the night as the Rockets (6-7 overall, 4-2 Big Nine) took control.

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After Austin keeper Abby Gallaher made some strong saves early, JM hit pay-dirt with two goals in a one-minute period to go up 2-0 with 15 minutes left in the first half.

“They played hard for eighty minutes and hopefully we carry that energy into Mankato Tuesday,” Austin head coach Josh Dumas said.