Deshae Darrell in action
Deshae Darrell's fine form continued with her scoring 2 goals for Brookhaven College in a 6-1 conference win over North Lake College.
Darrell opened the scoring in the 2nd minute after being played through by Joseline Sorto and slotted the ball past the North Lake keeper. Darrell was then on again on target in the 25th minute when she buried the ball in the back of the net after receiving a ball from Jordan Gillespie.
Brookhaven finished off the first half scoring when fellow striker Savanna Hernandez took the ball from her own half and made a solo run to slot the ball home.
Brookhaven didn't waste any time opening up the second half scoring. Midfielder Jazmine Bustos headed home in the 1st minute of the second half off of a corner from Kim Sepulvida. Bustos was on the scoresheet again in the 76th minute after collecting a pass from Joseline Sorto and rifling home an unstoppable shot. Brookhaven finished off their scoring in the 80th minute when Kailee Bedunah set up fellow midfielder Olivia Marin with a great pass. Marin then cracked a 35 yard missile that found the roof of the net. North Lake pulled one back in 82nd minute through forward Evelin Renk but the damage was already done.
Jasmine Spence and her Mercer's Women's Soccer teammates rallied to a 2-1 triumph over the Wofford Terriers at Bear Field.
Mercer outshot their opponent 23-16, with 11 shots on target.
Sophomore midfielder Spence netted her second career goal, a game-winner in the 70th minute.
The action was packed from the start of the match. In the first minute of play, Ally Fordham nearly headed one in goal but sent the ball just over the crossbar.
Wofford struck first in the match when the nation's leading goal scorer, Hayley Younginer, snuck one past goalkeeper Jordyn Ebert in the 13th minute.
Mercer’s midfielder Spence nearly equalized the match in the 37th minute, firing one towards goal but was denied by the crossbar.
In the 41st minute a penalty was awarded to Mercer due to a hand ball by a Wofford player inside the box. Logan Culver took the kick for Mercer but Wofford's goalkeeper Alex Carroll guessed right on the attempt and made the save.
Moments later another penalty was awarded to Wofford, once again for a handball. Alexius Hill connected on the kick to equalize the match at 1-1 just before the half.
Neither team had a real chance at goal in the second half until Sarah Adcock fired one off the post in the 63rd minute.
In the 70th minute Spence scored the game-winner, her second career goal, assisted by Hayley Moore and Logan Culver.
The Mercer defense held strong as they prevailed 2-1 to pick up their second Southern Conference victory of the season.