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Olympus Sends Jordan Home With 10-6 Loss

Olympus LogoWith playoffs right around the corner, every conference game is crucial. Jordan, hoping to rebound after a tough loss to Brighton, traveled to Olympus in hopes of knocking of the Titans who were looking to pick up their first conference win. Olympus won 10-6 in a very hard fought match-up.
The game started quickly for Olympus when Brinley Bywater scored a fast goal to go up by one goal. Olympus was fired up and added three more unanswered goals to gain a commanding 4-0 lead.
Jordan, hoping to cool off the scorching Olympus offense, called a timeout. It seemed to work as Jordan was able to get a goal by Katie Bangerter. Whitney Sieverts joined in and was able to cut into the Olympus lead 4-2 before halftime.
Jordan Head Coach Katie Locke said the right things at half as Sieverts was able to score right out of the gate for the Beetdiggers. Jordan quickly grabbed another one to tie the game up at 4.
Olympus midfielder, Katie Adams, was not going to let the game slip away as she took the ball hard off the draw circle and gave Olympus back the lead.
Sieverts fought hard and tied the game back at 5 each. Olympus controlled the next draw and was trying to gain back the lead but was called for a crease violation and gave Jordan possession. Jordan capitalized on the possession and earned their first lead of the game on a goal by Eliza Harmer.
Olympus kept fighting and was able to Lea VanderMerwe was able to tie the game back up at 6. Olympus would go on a big 4-0 run to seal the deal for the Titans and give them their first conference win against a tough north conference opponent.
Olympus goalie, Hannah Fordham, finished the game with 8 saves while Beetdigger, Sasha McKee finished with 6. Olympus controlled 12 of 18 draws.
Jordan will take on Skyline on the 25th in a very important conference game. Olympus will face Judge tomorrow.

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