Girls soccer: Nazareth Academy gets past Wheaton Academy, 2-1

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Nazareth's Claire Ramsey attempts a goal, right, as University's Eleanor Schuttenberg defends during the girls soccer regional final at Nazareth Academy Friday May 12, 2014 in La Grange Park. | James C. Svehla/For Sun-Times Media

Nazareth 2, Wheaton Academy 1

THE SKINNY

Nazareth’s Claire Ramsey didn’t show any freshman jitters on Tuesday night against Wheaton Academy. The Roadrunners’ leading scorer buried her biggest goal of the season, a game-winner with 2 minutes, 34 seconds to play, to push Nazareth to a 2-1 victory in the Class 2A Wheaton St. Francis Sectional semifinals.

TURNING POINT

The Warriors struck first with a goal by freshman Gretchen Pearson in the first minute of the game. The Roadrunners responded with Ramsey’s first goal, coming at 20:15 of the first half. That’s how the game would remain until Nazareth’s Kelly Renehan played a ball from the corner to Ramsey at the top of the box. Ramsey used her right foot to send it to the top right side of the net.

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