BOYDS — Cat Christian scored the game-winning goal off Ashley Wildt’s throw-in, and Pearl Sutton added the clincher on Bayleigh Perdue’s flick on Sunday, leading ShoreFC/Salisbury United SC to a 2-0 victory over Vereinigung Erzgebirge SC (ranked 15th in Pennsylvania) in its third game of the nationally ranked Bethesda Premier Cup Showcase.
Bre Athey (nine saves) and Alyssa Dabolish (four saves) split time in goal to share the shutout for Shore.
On Friday, ShoreFC/SUSC lost 2-1 to the Pittsburgh River Hounds Developmental Academy — ranked 12th in Pennsylvania — with Perdue scoring the lone goal off a Sia Diakos assist. Dabolish made six saves in goal.
On Saturday, Shore lost 2-1 to the Mid City Lions, ranked 21st in Minnesota. McKenna Pritchett scored the lone goal off a Perdue assist. Athey (seven) and Dabolish (five) again split time in goal.
Bethesda Premier Cup is one of the top college showcases in the country, drawing over 300 teams and over 250 college coaches, which is the sole purpose of ShoreFC/SUSC getting their players as much college coach exposure as possible.