The Final Score: 2, 2
Warriors Star Performers: Emily Kellow scored a goal and chipped in an assist while Hannah Rosin added a score. kept the potential winning goal out of the net.
Giants Star Performers: Keeley Dee and Samantha Schwartz each had goals for Highland Park.
Other Notable Warrior Performances: dished out an assist as Leah Heller, Kerry Glass and Trishie Schweinfurth provided solid defense.
Other Notable Giant Performances: Stephanie Bailen added an assist on Dee’s goal.
Who’s Next: Both the Warriors and Giants play Thursday in a Central Suburban League crossover game with opponent, time and place to be determined.
The Bottom Line: Deerfield secured the Central Suburban League North Division title with a 3-0-2 record for 10 points finishing a notch ahead of Highland Park which earned nine points with its 2-0-3 mark. The Warriors sped out to a 2-0 lead in the first half before the Giants narrowed the lead to 2-1 just before intermission. Schwartz broke free with 30 minutes to play to score from 40 yards out. She nearly won the game for Highland Park in the final seconds but a save by Bradford along with defensive blocks by Glass, Heller and Schweinfurth preserved the championship for Deerfield.