Alexa Dahnert scored twice and Laurel Miller added a goal as the Fort Atkinson girls soccer team earned a 3-1 Badger South win over Monroe to close out the regular season Thursday at Fort Atkinson High School.
The Blackhawks finish the regular season with a 3-6-2 overall record and a 1-4-2 mark in the Badger South standings.
Lake Mills 3, Columbus 3
LAKE MILLS — Senior Vivian Guerrero scored twice in Lake Mills’ regular-season finale with Columbus in a Capitol Conference game on Senior Night Thursday.
The L-Cats (8-2-5, 3-1-3 Capitol) were down 1-0 after a 20th-minute goal by Ashley Olson. Josie Cefalu equalized in the 25th minute on an assist by Guerrero.
“Another impressive performance from our squad,” Lake Mills girls soccer coach Jeff Hegstrom said. “To give up the first goal, and fight back into the game after all we’ve been through speaks volume about our heart and character.”
Guerrero scored unassisted in the 54th minute on an assist by Kaci Everson in the 66th minute to build a two-goal edge. Columbus’s Andrea Diaz found the back of the net in the 83rd minute and Reece Mororad tied it unassisted in the 89th minute.
“The goals tonight were also fantastic and reassuring we can still create offense with even some of our elite talent out due to injuries,” Hegstrom said. “Kaia (Heimstreet) dug a ball out of the corner on a pure hustle/effort play, sent it to Viv, who played it across for Josie on our first goal.
“And then Viv had two absolute rockets for goals in the second half. We’re excited to put the work in next week, as we move into the postseason. It was an exciting Senior Night tonight.”
Sophomore goalie Ryleigh Kulow stopped nine shots for Lake Mills. Columbus (1-4-4, 1-3-3) keeper Kayla Hunt made four saves.
The L-Cats tied for second in league play with Luther Prep, which also went 3-1-3 in conference games.
Lake Mills drew the No. 2 seed in its WIAA Division 4 bracket and will host the winner of third-seeded Catholic Central and sixth-seeded Heritage Christian/University Lake School next Saturday at 1 p.m. in a regional final.
COLUMBUS 3, LAKE MILLS 3
Columbus 1 2 — 3
Lake Mills 1 2 — 3
First half — C: As. Olson, 19:11; LM: Cefalu (V. Guerrero), 24:33.
Second half — LM: V. Guerrero, 53:08; V. Guerrero (Everson), 65:14; C: Diaz, 82:29; Mororad, 88:29.
Saves: C (Hunt) 4; LM (Kulow) 9.
Lakeside 2, C/D United 1
CAMBRIDGE — Seniors Kendra Wilson and Mia Murray scored goals as Lakeside Lutheran earned its first Capitol Conference victory since 2018 with a road win over Cambridge/Deerfield on Thursday.
The Warriors (8-6-2, 1-4-2 Capitol) took the lead in the 32nd minute on Wilson’s goal, which was assisted by Olivia Ibeling.
Murray scored on an assist by Ava Heckmann in the 53rd minute. CD United (1-7-2, 0-5-2) answered two minutes later on a penalty-kick score by Cece Bockland.
Lakeside held a 16-7 edge in shots on goal.
The Warriors drew the No. 4 seed in their WIAA Division 4 bracket and will host fifth-seeded Dominican in a regional semifinal on Thursday at 7 p.m.
LAKESIDE LUTHERAN 2, CAMBRIDGE/DEERFIELD 1
Lakeside Lutheran 1 1 — 2
Cambridge 0 1 — 1
First half — LL: Wilson (Ibeling), 32:00.
Second half — LL: Murray (Heckmann), 53:00; CD: Bockland, 55:00 (pk).
Saves: LL 8; CD 12.
Big Foot 7, Jefferson 0
JEFFERSON — The Chiefs scored four times in the first half and added three more after the break to earn a Rock Valley road win over the host Eagles on Thursday.
Leeza Patterson scored four goals for Big Foot.
The loss dropped Jefferson to 1-10 on the season.