The Edwardsville Tigers shutout the Marquette Catholic Explorers 3-0 in both teams’ season openers on Monday at the District 7 Sports Complex.
It was also the opener in the Adidas Bracket of the Metro Cup for both squads.
The game entered halftime in a scoreless stalemate, but EHS answered with three second-half goals by Abby Crabtree, Paityn Schneider and Sydni Stevens. Stevens, Libby Bateman and Megan Woll all earned assists in the win. Crabtree’s was credited with the game-winner with the first goal of the game.
Regan Windau earned the win in goal for the Tigers, while Marquette’s Lauren Fischer took the loss despite standing strong against a solid Edwardsville attack.
EHS is back in action at 6 p.m. Wednesday vs. Rochester, which bested Belleville East 2-1 in the early game on Monday in Edwardsville.
The Explorers meet East at 8 p.m. on Wednesday.
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