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PHOTO GALLERY: McCracken, Young fire Wildwood to high-scoring soccer win

  • Maddie McCracken posted four goals and five assists in Wildwood's 9-4 win over Gloucester Monday.
  • Wildwood's Luz Ferrer (right) clears the ball away as teammate Alexis Pappas looks on
  • Wildwood's Jenna Hans attempts to turn against a Gloucester defender.
  • Wildwood's Jenna Hans wins a ball in the air against a Gloucester player.
  • Wildwood's Alexis Pappas tries to beat a Gloucester player to the ball as teammate Jessica Juarez looks on from behind.
  • Wildwood's Jessica Juarez (center) and Maddie McCracken put pressure on a Gloucester player.
  • Wilkdwood's Tracey Young and a Gloucester defender each try to chase down the ball in the midfield.
  • Wildwood goalkeeper Michelle Lugo punts the ball away.
  • Wildwood center back Ava Vandepol chases down the ball.

WILDWOOD – If you’re a soccer fan who likes offense, you would have loved the game between the girls teams from Wildwood High School and visiting Gloucester Monday afternoon.

Maddie McCracken and Tracey Young combined to provide much of the offensive outburst as the Lady Warriors rolled to a 9-4 victory.

Incredibly, McCracken had a hand in all nine Lady Warrior goals, scoring four and assisting on the other five. Young added four goals and two assists and Jenna Hans posted a goal and two assists for Wildwood (4-11).

Wildwood led 3-0 to start the game and was ahead 4-2 at the half before going on to outscore Gloucester 5-2 in the second half.

Michelle Lugo made five saves in goal for Wildwood.

Megan McNutt led Gloucester (2-16-1) with two goals.

— Brian Cunniff