(NORTH CANTON, Ohio) – In a battle between two teams headed to next week's GLIAC Playoffs, Findlay had the upper hand in a 21-5 decision against Walsh on Friday evening. The Oilers (7-10, 5-3) used a 13-2 outburst in the first half to defeat the Cavs (6-7, 3-4).
The Oilers raced out to a 9-0 lead before the Cavaliers could reach the scoreboard. Aly Jajack (Fr., North Canton, OH/Hoover) eventually put one in the net with 15:32 left in the first half. Late in the half, Morgan Costa (Fr., Cincinnati, OH/Lakota East) gave Walsh its second score despite being down a player as a result of a yellow card. Maria Nobile (Fr., Westerville, OH/Olentangy Orange) was credited with the assist.
Walsh remained scoreless until the final two minutes of the second half when Nobile, Ivy Meloy, and Costa scored three consecutive goals to close out the game. Steffi Zepp (Fr., Dublin, OH/Coffman) assisted Costa on the final goal.
The Cavs will finish out the regular season at home against Lake Erie on Sunday for Senior Day. The game is scheduled to start at 2 p.m.