Rye eyes another state title
Tatiana Saunders was a freshman goalkeeper when Rye High School (Rye, N.Y.) lost its first-ever, state title game appearance in 21 penalty kicks to Our Lady of Lourdes (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.).
"In fact, we had 11 kicks against us," recalled Saunders, "and I think I saved seven out of those."
That loss served as motivation for players such as Saunders and star forward Lia Bellizzi, who are now juniors on a squad that is riding a 21-0-2 unbeaten streak during which it has outscored ...
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