The plan was simple for the Foxboro girls soccer team against Taunton: push the ball forward and get your opportunities. It was a strategy that paid off, six times to be precise as the Warriors beat the Taunton 6-0 in league play.
Christina Stamatos picked up the opening goal in the eighth minute, scoring on a rebound of a Danielle Roma shot.
Only two minutes later, Kristin Bortolotti took advantage of a Taunton turnover and worked her way near the net to give Foxboro a 2-0 lead.
The offensive pressure and opportunities continued to pay off after Carolyn Will hit the crossbar in the 13th minute but Siobhan Nolan recovered the rebound for a goal.
Roma picked up the first goal of her hat trick in the 29th minute, scoring off a corner kick by Hannah Burns.
Two second half goals in the 50th and 58th minute completed the hat trick and the Warriors’ win.
Foxboro is now 6-3-2. and travel to King Philip on Oct. 9
It may have taken until the second half to get on the board but once the goals started there was no stopping the Warriors in their 3-0 win again the Taunton Tigers.
After over 41 minutes of scoreless play, Lindsay Venuto picked up the go ahead goal with 18:42 left in the game with Katie Notarangelo earning the assist.
A scramble in front of the net allowed Mary Beth Sweeney to sneak one past Taunton with 5:13 left in the game.
Notarangelo’s goal off a short corner with 2:29 left locked up the Foxboro win and clean sheet.
The Warriors improve to 7-3-1 and visit King Philip on Oct. 9.
The good news is that the Warriors held another team scoreless for a third time in as many games. The bad news is that Foxboro couldn’t find the back of the net for the third game in a row during the 0-0 draw at Taunton.
Nick Adair supplied another strong performance for the Warriors in goal, picking up his fourth clean sheet of the year.
The Tigers had a chance to win on a breakaway with seven minutes to play but Adair came up big with a save to preserve the shutout.
The boys’ soccer team is now 4-2-4 and host King Philip on Oct. 9