The Kankakee Community College Women’s soccer team scored five times to shutout Kishwaukee College at home on Thursday night.
Despite early pressure from the Cougars of Kishwaukee, the Cavaliers were able to make several scoring attempts. The Cavs’ Aiyana Lopez scored first at the seven-minute mark.
The Cavaliers kept their momentum, and Mariel Camargo and Tess Wallace made several scoring attempts over the next ten minutes. After Camargo scored to put the Cavaliers up 2-0, Hailey Brady put away another goal for the Cavs, with an assist by Mya Ramdoo.
KCC maintained pressure on the Cougars, with near misses from Samantha Porras and Alayna Valone. Porras went on to score a goal for the Cavs, and the lead was 4-0 at the end of the first half.
In the second half, the Cougars fought back with more intensity both offensively and defensively. The Cavaliers stopped the pressure, and a quick turnaround led to another goal from Camargo.
Camargo, Wallace, Samantha Popek, and Sheleza Mungal all made several attempts to score throughout the half. Despite the offensive effort, a quick second half ended without any more goals.
The Cavaliers are 2-6-1 this season. The team hosts Joliet Junior College at 2 p.m. on Oct. 3.