Girls Soccer

Gallagher’s overtime goal lifts Monroe past Tippecanoe 3-2

Monroe High's Brook Miltenberger (9) sends a header downfield against Tippecanoe in a Division II regional semifinal at Lebanon on Tuesday. AJ FULLAM/6SPhoto.com

LEBANON — Junior Jade Gallagher hit the back of the net with about 10 minutes left in overtime, lifting the Monroe High girls soccer team to a 3-2 victory over Tippecanoe in a Division II regional semifinal at Lebanon on Tuesday.

The undefeated, state-ranked Hornets (20-0) take on Alter (18-1-1) for a regional championship on Saturday, at a time and site to be determined. Tippecanoe ended its season at 11-5-4.

Monroe senior Makala Woods (12) notched a first-half goal against Tippecanoe on Tuesday. AJ FULLAM/6SPhoto.com

Senior Makala Woods scored with just under 10 minutes remaining in the first half to put Monroe ahead 1-0. Tippecanoe senior Alyssa Toman quickly tied it up with 6:54 showing on the first-half clock.

Junior Brooke Frazier gave the Hornets a 2-1 lead midway through the second half. But Tippecanoe tied it up a second time thanks to the foot of junior Shelby Ferguson.

Then Gallagher connected on the game winner — her fifth goal of the season — in overtime.

The Monroe High girls soccer team defeated Tippecanoe 3-2 in overtime on Tuesday. AJ FULLAM/6SPhoto.com
Monroe senior Marissa King (5) sends a kick downfield against Tippecanoe on Tuesday. AJ FULLAM/6SPhoto.com
The Monroe High girls soccer team defeated Tippecanoe 3-2 in overtime in a Division II regional semifinal at Lebanon on Tuesday. AJ FULLAM/6SPhoto.com
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