Scarlets outlast Packer girls in OT

Published 8:38 pm Monday, September 30, 2019

The Austin girls soccer team pushed the top team in the Big Nine down to the late minutes, but Mankato West (12-1-2 overall, 9-1 Big Nine) had one last push as it topped the Packers 4-1 in  overtime in Mankato Monday.

Austin (5-8 overall, 4-5 Big Nine) took a 1-0 lead in the first half when Hope Dudycha scored on a free kick with 23:43 left in the first half. That lead lasted until the Scarlets scored to tie the game at 1-1 with 16:43 left in the second half.

West added three goals in OT to score the win.

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“We played really hard tonight, but with the few subs that we had and the hot weather, West did a good job of running us down,” Austin head coach Jake Levisen said. “We kept our heads up and we kept fighting, but West ended up winning it.”