Lowry’s Mackenzie Swensen controls the ball away from an Elko defender in a 3A East playoff battle on Wednesday, April 7, in Elko.
Lowry’s Mackenzie Swensen controls the ball away from an Elko defender in a 3A East playoff battle on Wednesday, April 7, in Elko.
The Lowry High School girls soccer team made its way to Adobe Middle School for the second time in less that a week when it played Elko in a 3A East, third-place playoff game on Wednesday, April 7.

The Indians beat the Lady Bucks twice during the regular season and captured the third-place match with a 4-0 win.

Lowry had early scoring chances by Kenzi Dowd-Smith and Elizabeth Aguilar, but the Lady Bucks could not convert in the beginning of the first half.

Elko jumped on the board in the eighth minute when Joselin Garcia headed a ball that bounced off the bar of a previous shot and sent it into the net.

The Indians’ Rylinn Hatch added to the lead in the 12th minute on a shot from about 20 yards out.

Lowry had a chance to cut the deficit in half in the 26th minute, but a shot by Jordan Hornbarger went right of the net. With a minute left in the first half, Elko made the score 3-0 on a goal by Abi Ramirez. 

Alia Novi and Hornbarger pressured the Elko defense early in the second half, but Lowry still could not find the back of the net.

Elko’s Peyton Jacaway added the final goal in the in the 53rd minute.

Lowry finished the year at 2-7-2.