Masuk girls gear up for Kick Pink game following hard-fought tie

Sara Crespo, right, looks to move past an opponent during action at home this season.

MONROE, CT — Masuk High’s girls’ soccer team is coming off a hard-fought 1-1 tie in a physical battle at Notre Dame-Fairfield on Thursday.

“Both sides played their hearts out and left it all in the field. Notre dame was up 1-0 in the first half. Then we scored in the second half — great goal by Hannah Dorney to the bottom left corner of the goal,” Masuk Coach Kate Pellegrino said.

The Panthers have a game at home on Tuesday, Oct. 11, when New Fairfield visits at 7 p.m. This is a big game off the field as well.

“We are looking forward to our Kick Pink game on October 11th. We will be fundraising for Think Pink Monroe and raising breast cancer awareness. It will be a great community eent and a great game for Masuk at home,” Pellegrino said.

Then the Panthers visit Brookfield on Thursday, Oct. 13 at 6 p.m. Brookfield, the defending South-West Conference champion is among the top SWC teams this fall, along with Notre Dame and Masuk. The Panthers bring a record of 7-1-2 into the New Fairfield contest.

“We are going into the game strong and wanting to come out on top so we have a better position on the leaderboard. The entire coaching staff is proud of the players’ efforts and their determination to push forward. We are excited to see what the girls will do in the next few weeks,” Pellegrino said.

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