Williams nets 2, Coolman stops 8 as Lady Vike booters win in sectional

Huntington North freshman Courtney Christle is surrounded by Columbia City defenders during action at the Homestead Girls' Soccer Sectional on Tuesday, Oct. 8. The Lady Vikings won, 2-0.
Huntington North freshman Courtney Christle is surrounded by Columbia City defenders during action at the Homestead Girls' Soccer Sectional on Tuesday, Oct. 8. The Lady Vikings won, 2-0. Photo by Steve Clark.

Hannah Williams scored a pair of goals and Paige Coolman recorded her fifth shutout of the season as the Huntington North High School girls' varsity soccer team defeated Columbia City, 2-0, at the Homestead Soccer Sectional on Tuesday, Oct. 8.

The Lady Vikings will face Homestead, a 9-0 winner over Fort Wayne North Side on Tuesday, on Thursday, Oct. 10, at 5 p.m. for the title.

Williams, a sophomore, tallied once in each half, and Coolman, a senior, made that stand up with eight saves on the afternoon.

Williams tallied unassisted in the first half, then used a Bailey Martin pass to break free for her second-half score.

Columbia City goalkeeper Tessa Cochran kept her team in the game by making 12 saves on the day.