The Dublin Scioto High School girls soccer team entered its game against Hilliard Darby on Sept. 24 looking to end a three-game losing streak.
The Irish were 3-6-1 overall and 0-3-1 in the OCC-Cardinal Division.
Before playing Darby, Scioto's last win came against Mansfield Madison 6-0 on Sept. 7.
The Irish lost at home against Westerville South 3-0 on Sept. 10 and Pickerington Central 4-1 on Sept. 12, and at Jerome 5-0 on Sept. 17.
Forward Summer Cartwright scored against Pickerington Central.
Coffman girls chasing another league title
The Coffman girls remain in pursuit of a third consecutive OCC-Central title.
The Shamrocks were 7-1-1 overall and 4-0 in the league before playing Westland on Sept. 24.
Coffman and Olentangy Liberty entered the week tied for first. The Patriots played Hilliard Davidson on Sept. 24, and the Shamrocks visit Liberty on Tuesday, Oct. 1.
Coffman defeated Central Crossing 10-0 on Sept. 17 and Westerville North 3-0 on Sept. 19.
Against Central Crossing, forwards Christine Szabo and Megan Price each scored two goals. Szabo has been splitting time in goal with Morgan Witchey, but saw time at forward against the Comets.
Against North, forward Sam Edwards scored two goals and forward Hannah Lehmkuhl had one. Since losing its opener against Westerville Central 1-0 on Aug. 20, Coffman was unbeaten in eight consecutive games before playing Westland.
Jerome girls eye OCC-Cardinal title
The Jerome girls remain in contention for a third consecutive OCC-Cardinal title, as the Celtics were 5-3-1 overall and 4-0 in the league before playing Canal Winchester on Sept. 24.
Entering play that day, Canal Winchester and Westerville South were tied for second in the league at 2-1-1.
The Celtics play host to South on Tuesday, Oct. 1.
Jerome defeated Scioto 5-0 on Sept. 17 and lost to Parma Heights Holy Name 4-2 on Sept. 21.
Forward Madison Costner scored four goals against Scioto.
Against Holy Name, midfielder/defender Keemia Rashidi and midfielder Anna Poptic scored.
— Frank DiRenna