Dunwoody’s Phoebe Ringers (4) draws a lot of Chamblee defenders including Kacie Lowery (5). Ringers scored 7 goals in the 16-4 Dunwoody victory. (Photo by Mark Brock)
Phoebe Ringers and Kate Snyder combined for 11 goals to rally the Dunwoody Lady Wildcats to a 16-4 non-region victory over the Chamblee Lady Bulldogs at North DeKalb Stadium on Monday night.
Trailing 3-1 with 6:12 to play in the first half, Snyder scored the first of her three goals in the final 3:38 of the first half to really Dunwoody to a 5-3 advantage of the half. It would be the start of 16 unanswered goals for Dunwoody.
Ringers would follow less than a minute later with her second goal of the half to tie the score at 3-3 with 2:26 to play.
Snyder would strike just 30 seconds following Ringers’ goal to give Dunwoody the lead at 4-3 and with 45 seconds remaining to send the Lady Wildcats (7-5) to the half up 5-3.
Chamblee goalie Jamie O’Melia who battled the entire game against the Dunwoody pressure made one of her 13 saves in the game early in the second half to keep the game within the 5-3 margin.
Ringers would then score twice in 20 seconds on an assist from behind the goal by Snyder and by using a spin move into a shot for the second goal a 7-3 Dunwoody lead.
O’Melia would come up with two more saves over the next four minutes to keep the Lady Bulldogs in the game until Ringers struck again from the left side with 18:18 to play to make it 8-3.