Corner Canyon’s Reagan Winget, left, kicks the ball away from Lone Peak’s Ellie Tadje during a girls soccer game at Lone Peak High School in Alpine on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. | Steve Griffin, Deseret News
HIGHLAND — Trailing 1-0 at halftime, Lone Peak completely flipped the switch Tuesday.
In the second half, the Knights turned it on, scoring five goals to come away with a decisive 5-1 win against Corner Canyon.
“Just the effort the girls put in. We were just kind of a little reactive in the first half and a little slow to move off the ball,” Lone Peak head coach Shantel Jolley said of the second half change.
“It was just a couple little changes, a little bit more effort, and it went a long way, made a difference.”
Out of halftime, Lone Peak looked much more crisp, connecting passes easily and creating plenty of scoring opportunities.
“They did a lot better. Taking a couple of less dribbles, couple of touches to getting the ball off their foot quicker, just made a world of difference,” Jolley said.
Six minutes into the second half, Tatum Frazier scored on a free kick to give the Knights their first goal of the game.
“I think there’s a little bit more confidence back in them. Once you kind of see one and you kind of tie the game up, it gets a little bit of momentum and kind of belief that we’re kind of still in this and we’ve still got a shot,” Jolley said.
“Our region is super tough, so every win is a good win and it’s a big deal because every game can go either way in our region.” — Lone Peak coach Shantel Jolley
About two minutes later, Elle Young scored a spectacular far-out shot and Lone Peak had the …read more
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