Marquette girls strikers finish second at Ogemaw Heights Tournament

WEST BRANCH — The Marquette girls soccer team put forth a good performance over the weekend as it finished second out of five teams, with a record of 3-1, at the Ogemaw Heights Varsity Soccer Tournament Saturday.

In the opening game, the Redettes took down Tawas 3-1 with senior Lauren Kurzawa and junior Reegan Ketzenberger both scoring off of kicks by junior Emilee Gooch.

The other goal also came from Ketzenberger with Kurzawa notching the assist.

Marquette followed up that win with a 2-0 victory over Sault Ste. Marie, thanks to goals from Kurzawa and Ketzenberger. The Redettes fell to Alpena in their next game, but rebounded in their final game to blow out host Ogemaw Heights 6-0.

Junior Ivy Pickard scored three goals for Marquette with the other three goals coming from Ketzenberger, Gooch and junior Ketlove Gray.

Sophomore Paige Britton finished with three assists in the game.

The Redettes will play their home opener Tuesday against Houghton at 6 p.m. the Kaufman Fields.

Information compiled by Journal Sports Writer Ryan Stieg. His email address is rstieg@miningjournal.net.