OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – The Johnson County Community College women's soccer team kept its conference championship aspirations alive with a 6-0 road shutout over Allen Community College, Wednesday, Oct. 3. With the win, the Lady Cavaliers improved to 5-1-1 and in second place behind 7-0-0 Butler Community College, their next opponent. Johnson County is 6-6-1 overall on the season.
Six different players notched scores, the first coming off the foot of sophomore Kara Pascarella in the 14th minute. Just before halftime, Pascarella fed freshman Liz Palmer to put Johnson County 2-nil.
The Lady Cavaliers added four more goals in the second half, three within a three-minute span. Sophomore Georgia Vernardakis, an All-America selection last year, scored off a free kick. It was her third goal of the season.
Thirty-three seconds later Pascarella registered her second assist with a feed to sophomore Manuela Gonzalez. Two-minutes, seven-seconds later Gonzalez picked up an assist on freshman Aina Blanch-Lopez's second score of the season.
Johnson County will host conference leading Butler on Sunday, Oct. 7 at 2 p.m., then travels to Arkansas City, Kan., on Tuesday, Oct. 9 to take on Cowley College.