Garcia, Mullins net goals as WildCats top Vixens

Garcia, Mullins net goals as WildCats top Vixens

LYNCHBURG, Va. — Juniors Maciel Garcia and Kierstan Mullins both scored on Tuesday evening as the Vixens fell 14-2 to Randolph at WildCat Stadium.

Randolph's (1-3) Sarah Perry opened the scoring less than a minute into the game, while Hannah Bradley and Nicole Dorton scored the second and third goals of the evening over the opening 11 minutes of play. Dorton's unassisted goal was the eventual game winning tally for the WildCats.

Sweet Briar (0-7) got on the scoreboard with 1:05 remaining in the opening half, when Garcia (Occoquan, Va.) scored to take the score line to 7-1 in the hosts' favor. Garcia's goal was her third of the season.

Trailing 8-1 at halftime, the Vixens netted their second goal less than a minute into the second half, when Mullins (Richmond, Va.) scored her fifth goal of the year.

The WildCats tallied six additional goals before time expired, wrapping-up a 14-2 Randolph victory.

Junior Victoria Lawson (Shipman, Va.) led Sweet Briar with three caused turnovers, while Lawson and Garcia both snagged a team-high three draw controls.

In goal, sophomore Sammy Holton (Arbutus, Md.) recorded nine saves.

Perry led all scorers with four goals for the WildCats.

Sweet Briar travels north on Saturday for a 3 p.m. first draw in Hackettstown, N.J. against Centenary.