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Budke Records Hat Trick as Otter Girls Top Comets 4-2 for 3rd Straight Win

By Craig Olson, 09/29/23, 6:45AM CDT


Fergus Falls defeated Hillcrest Lutheran Academy 4-2 in a girls’ soccer contest at the Otter Stadium on Thursday.

Madi Budke recorded a hat trick in the first half, scoring two goals from just outside the 18 and her third was a corner kick she hooked into the back of the net.  Vanessa Vaughn scored in her fifth straight game, from 20 yards out.

Hillcrest scored two very nice goals from outside the 18.

Fergus Falls (5-6-2) will travel to Albany on Tuesday and Alexandria on Thursday, before closing out their regular season schedule with a home game Saturday, October 7 against Walker-Hackensack-Akeley.

Hillcrest (2-9-1) will host Pelican Rapids on Saturday at 10:00am.