Photo be Jen Levine
(EDINBORO, Pa.) - A second half rally came up short as Lake Erie fell to Edinboro 14-10 at Sox Harrison Stadium Tuesday afternoon. The Storm (6-6) held the Fighting Scots (2-12) outscored the Fighting Scots 4-0 in the final eight minutes of play, but couldn't get closer.
The Storm were forced to place catch-up after an early deficit, but eventually got on the board when Anna Spin found the back of the net on a free position shot midway through the first half. Riley Heffron followed to make the score 6-2 thanks to an assist from Meagan Maxwell just over a minute later.
Edinboro responded with three-straight goals before Lake Erie answered with three of their own. Heffron provided two of them, both assisted by Maxwell, sandwiched around another Spin from eight meters
Momentum went back to Edinboro with two goals in the final minute of the opening frame which was followed by the first two goals of the second half.
Sydney Garlitz made the score 13-6 with 20 minutes left, but no one would score again on either side in the next 11 minutes.
Heffron led all scorers with five goals and an assist for six points on the day. Two came in the final 1:30 of play as the Storm were rallying late. Spin followed up with a pair of goals and an assist, while Maxwell finished with a goal and three assists.
Harmony Moore opened the game and played nearly 50 minutes. She was tested on 23 shots, but made 12 saves in the process. Spin was also strong on defense with six draw controlls and five ground balls.
The Storm will be back in action when they head back to the Keystone State to take on Slippery Rock on Thursday. Opening draw is set for 7 p.m.