The goals came in bunches Monday night at The Cat, with East Grand Rapids defeating Grand Rapids Catholic Central 20-11.
The Pioneers built a 12-4 halftime lead behind strong offensive play from Audrey Whiteside and Mary Schumar and strong defense from Emily Bergstrom, Lydia Hoff, Caroline Roth, Nikki Grant, and Katie Bill.
In the second half, each team enjoyed goal-scoring streaks as the momentum shifted between the Pioneers and the Cougars. For the game, Whiteside led East with seven goals, Schumar added six, Sophie Dozeman and Grace Griemsman each added two, and Aneesa Berner, Sophie Forstner, and Maddie Meader each netted one.
Lily Kate Rogers earned the victory in goal for the Pioneers.