Dayton soccer beats Fernley |

Dayton soccer beats Fernley

Staff Reports

Kristel Thompson scored two goals, the second coming with two minutes remaining to give the Dayton High School girls soccer team the lead en route to a 2-1 Northern 3A victory at home against Fernley on Tuesday.

Thompson’s goal in the 78th minute broke a 1-1 tie as Dayton improved to 2-3 in league (2-5 overall) and helped in the race for a top-four finish and berth into the 3A playoffs. Jamie Selmi was credited with an assist for her pass to Thompson inside the 18-yard box.

Earlier, Thompson scored in the 19th minute off an assist from Sabrina Cantrell to give the Dust Devils a 1-0 lead. Cantrell crossed the ball along the goal line to Thompson, who was able to one-touch the ball out of the air into the net.

Hillary McAdam scored scored the equalizer for Fernley in the 53rd minutes, assisted by Kelly McCormack.

Fernley dropped to 1-2 in league (2-2-2 overall).