LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid girls soccer team scored twice in the second half Thursday to open the season with a 2-0 victory over Elizabethtown.
Payton Barney scored the Blue Bombers first goal of the season early in the second half, taking a pass from Carissa Kennedy.
Brooke Reid gave Lake Placid a two-goal advantage eight minutes later on a pass from Barney.
MacKenzie Kemmerer of Lake Placid gets her head on the ball during Thursday’s game against Elizabethtown.
(Photo — Alicia Brandes)
"The team did a nice job keeping the pressure on E-town's defense," said Lake Placid coach Heather Brewer. "Ayla Thompson played a strong game on defense and Payton Barney and Mackenzie Kemmerer had strong games up front."
The Blue Bombers outshot Elizabethtown 11-4 over the course of the game.
Lake Placid goalie Liz Leff stopped two shots, while Kearsten Ashline of Elizabethtown made six saves.
The Blue Bombers return to action Tuesday on the road against Moriah.