Here at Metrodome, first game just ended Blake 2-0. West coming up in 20 minutes
Metrodome sure seems big when there's only a couple hundred people here. West buses must not have arrived yet.
Benilde only has 19 girls on the field, though I'm sure they've been carefully selected
Guessing the busses have arrived. Lot of student coming in. If crowd is any factor, West will have a large advantage.
Player introductions, Looks like West band just got here.
West is the only public school in the Class A semifinals. Blake defeated Totino Grace 2-0 in the first semifinal
Guessing 500 fans for West ... and loud
Benilde scores at 4:02. Unfortunate break for West. Clearing attempt his Benilde forward and deflected toward the goal, easy conversion. Lauer with not much of a chance
Benilde has had big possession edge since goal. It was pretty even before that.
Benilde getting some good chances. Great save by Lauer, rebound out to Benilde player who hits post, then Benilde misses an open net. Lucky to still be 1-0.
Shots on goal 4-0 for Benilde
23 minutes remaining in 1st half, Benilde 1-0
West can't crack midfield
The best West can do so far is clear the ball sideways, not much moving forward
14 minutes in 1H, 1-0 Benilde
McKenna Peters is having another strong game on defense. Very active.
Another big save for Lauer, 7-0 shots on goal
Lauer comes out of the net, and Benilde player hits post, still 1-0 Benilde with 9:00 before halftime.
Benilde makes it 2-0 at 31:08, they're relentless attack is wearing down the West defense.
Benilde has only allowed 9 goals all season so this is obviously a tough s
pot for West
West has yet to have a corner kick, which is a key part of their attack.
Second half underway. West will need to score quickly to make this a game.
Another big save for Lauer on first rush.
Benilde scores again, on deflection. 3-0 at 38:08 of 2H
Benilde scores agi from 25 yards, 4-0 with 35 minutes to play
5-0, Benilde wearing down the Scarlets. Can't clear the ball, lot of 2-on-1s.
Shots on goal 14-0 for Benilde
West finally scores, Burandt from about 40 yards out, with 28:31 to play. 5-1