Huskies boot Moffat for first win
GYPSUM<Just 10 minutes into the first half of Tuesday1s Moffat-Battle Mountain girls soccer game, a Moffat County player walked up to Bulldogs coach Tom St. Louis and said, 3They1re just too fast.Indeed, the Huskies were not only too fast, but they were too big, too deep and all together too much for the Bulldogs in an 8-1 Battle Mountain win.It was the Huskies first win of the season and the first win as high school coaches for Kate Steffens and Amy Riviere.3We couldn1t have started league play any better. We1re both so excited, Steffens said. 3We didn1t tell anybody what the results of (Moffat1s) first two league games were. We told them that we didn1t know what their potential is until we find out what ours is.As it turned out, the Huskies played awesomely. Cak Baskins fed Lauren Meehan just after the five-minute mark for a 1-0 lead. Berkley Chipman got the next two with Devon O1Brien getting the assist on her first score.Taylor Armstead scored two goals of her own to wrap up the first half with the Huskies leading 5-0. Battle Mountain didn1t stop there. Lauren Mutter scored on a helper from Chipman, followed by a nifty score from Brionny Hunn. Z Warren rounded out things by slamming home a pass from Allison O1Neill.3It was really nice, Steffens said. 3We moved the ball on the ground pretty well with some passing at the beginning and then we asked them to dribble a little bit. We saw that in the second half.3They were trying some new things and we got some younger girls in there and they go some experience. We got to see Brionny Hunn. She did a great job. Berkley Chipman, as Amy said, she can turn on a dime. She1ll shoot with her right foot or her left foot. She really is ambidextrous and we hope to cultivate that.The Huskies have two more games this week. They1re at Rifle on Thursday at 3 p.m. , followed by a 1 p.m. kickoff at Glenwood on Saturday.