Monday Night Women’s League: Rusty Shots beat Hot Feet in thriller.

The Monday Night Women’s League at Akron Indoor Soccer kicked off its new season with two exciting games on February 19, 2024. The first game saw Rusty Shots dominate Hot Feet with an 8-3 victory, while the second game featured a nail-biting finish between Fabulous Fireballs and Scrubs, with the latter winning 5-3.

Rusty Shots, who finished second last season, showed no signs of rust as they scored four goals in each half to overwhelm Hot Feet, who were making their debut in the league. Rusty Shots’ striker was in fine form, scoring a hat-trick and setting up two more goals for her teammates. Hot Feet tried to keep up with the pace, but could not match Rusty Shots’ firepower and accuracy.

The second game was the game of the week, as Fabulous Fireballs and Scrubs, who finished third and fourth respectively last season, battled for the three points. Fabulous Fireballs took an early lead with a goal in the first minute, but Scrubs equalized soon after with a well-placed shot. The game was evenly contested, with both teams creating chances and defending well. The score was 2-2 at half-time, and 3-3 with five minutes left on the clock. Then, Scrubs’ midfielder scored a stunning goal from a long range, giving her team the edge. Fabulous Fireballs pushed for an equalizer, but Scrubs’ goalkeeper made some crucial saves to preserve the lead. In the final minute, Scrubs’ winger sealed the win with a breakaway goal, sparking celebrations among her teammates.

The Monday Night Women’s League will resume next week, with Scrubs facing Rusty Shots in a clash of the unbeaten teams at 7 PM, followed by Hot Feet taking on Fabulous Fireballs at 8 PM. The league promises to deliver more action and drama as the season progresses. Stay tuned for more updates and highlights.