Day 2 of the Natonal Elite Prep Showcase wrapped up Friday, and some familiar faces return to the list for the day's top performaners.
K Peyton Bauman, Marcus (Texas), Jr.: With the match still in the balance, Bauman made a great diving save to her left to deny [Santa Margarita ca-]w (Calif.) what appeared to be a sure goal in what ended up as a 2-0 Marcus win. Bauman, who is committed to Missouri, has three shutouts to start the season.
D Brooke Boisvert, Midlothian (Texas), Jr.: After returning from a near-death accident about eight months ago, Boisvert has emerged as a defensive leader for Midlothian, which is a surprising 2-0-1 at NEPS. Boisvert is central a three-person defense that blanked Grapevine (Texas), marking the team's first win over the Mustangs.
F Stefani Doyle, Hebron (Texas), Sr.: Doyle factored in all four of the team’s goals in a 5-4 loss to Sachse. She scored one and assisted on three others.
M/D Allisyn Gardner, Southlake Carroll (Texas), Jr.: Gardner, as a holding midfielder, helped put the clamps on Montverde Academy (Fla.) standout Nathali Da Silva, who was held without a goal. Also, once Gardner was pushed forward a bit, Southlake started to mount more serious attacks, which led to two goals.
F Alexandria Griffin, Southlake Carroll (Texas), Jr.: The Texas A&M commit scored three goals Friday, pushing her three-match total to five. Very athletic and a strong finisher, Griffin’s addition to Southlake Carroll’s lineup will make the Dragons tough to contain this season.
M Jordan Harr, Sachse (Texas), Sr.: One of the nation’s top prospects delivered big-time on Friday. She scored two of the team’s final three goals in a 5-4 win over Hebron (Texas) and netted the last two in a 4-4 draw with Keller (Texas). For the day, Harr had four goals and two assists.
F Cyera Hintzen, Sachse (Texas), Sr.: Harr and Hintzen are a dangerous pair at Sachse. In fact, their return was the reason for a lofty preseason national ranking. They are delivering on the offensive side as evidence by nine goals in two Friday matches. Hintzen hadone goal and three assists as the team is off to a 2-0-1 start.
F MacKenzie McFarland, Coppell (Texas), So.: McFarland scored three goals in Coppell’s victory over Belton (Texas).
F Taylor Moon, Marcus (Texas), So.: Moon delivered the first two goals and set up the third as Marcus defeated Santa Margarita (Calif.) to start an impressive two-win day. Moon was very active on the offensive end, practically demanding the ball and creating scoring chances. Moon is committed to Baylor.
F Berklee Peters, Keller (Texas), Jr.: Peters has scored at least one goal in each of Keller’s first three matches as the team has built a 2-0-1 record. The tie was a wild 4-4 draw with SIMA FAB 50 Top 10-ranked Sachse (Texas).