Girls soccer team blanks New Fairfield on Kick Pink night

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Ella McGee controls the ball for the Panthers.

MONROE, CT — Masuk High’s girls soccer team blanked visiting New Fairfield 5-0 in its Kick Pink game on Tuesday night.

The soccer program raised funds for Think Pink Monroe, and players wore pink socks, as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Brianna VanDerheyden scored twice, Hannah Dorney had a goal and an assist, and Grace Sheehan and Sam Dube also found the net.

Taitanna Fabryk, left, battles for Masuk during the team’s Kick Pink game on Tuesday. The Panther program raised funds for Think Pink Monroe as part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Players wore pink socks for the occasion.

Masuk posted its seventh shutout of the fall behind a strong defense and goalkeeping by Elissa Campos.

The Panthers improved to 8-1-4 and remain unbeaten in South-West Conference play.

Coach Kate Pellegrino’s Panthers have big games coming up. Masuk visits defending SWC champion Brookfield, one of the top teams in the conference again, Thursday at 6 p.m. Masuk is at Newtown, the team it is battling for the top spot in the SWC Colonial Division, on Tuesday, Oct. 18, also at 6.

Bethel, among the best in the conference, and Joel Barlow remain on the regular season schedule.

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