Girls' Soccer - Varsity
vs.
Deerfield Academy
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Deerfield Academy
Win 2-1
There once was a team from Connecticut, Who went up to Deerfield to kick butt. They were lean, they were mean, They defeated the Green A well-earned “dub” was clear-cut. The Lady Rhinos hauled across state lines to take on the mighty Green Doors of Deerfield Academy. Esmee Clew-Bachrach ‘24 velcroed on her goalie gloves for her debut in net and played a stellar game behind the powerhouse defensive lineup of Renata Mercedes ‘25, Kendrick LaPrade ‘25, Hadley Cranston ‘25, and Kate Watkins ‘25. A 0-0 game for the first 36 minutes, Ruth Amponsah ‘27 tucked away the game’s first goal, assisted by Faith Graziano ‘24. With seconds left in the first half, Deerfield forward #22 scored to even up the match. Eight minutes into the second half, Graziano grazed the underside of the bar in a direct kick from fifty yards out to pull the Taft Rhinos ahead, where they stayed until the final whistle.