Broadbear leads Carbon past Richfield

The Carbon Lady Dinos earned a monumental 2-1 victory over the Richfield Wildcats on the road Tuesday afternoon, running their current winning streak to seven games.

Locked in a 1-1 tie at the end of the first half, Grace Broadbear delivered the go-ahead and eventual game winning goal in the second stanza. The win moves Carbon to 3-0 in region play, while dipping the Wildcats to 2-1.

Broadbear found the back of the net not once, but twice in Tuesday’s win, running her season goal total to 19. She has now scored multiple goals in six of the eight games played and at least one in all eight.

Entering Tuesday’s contest Carbon held the No. 9 ranking in the latest RPI poll, while Richfield held No. 3. The win boosts Carbon two spots to No. 7 with seven region games remaining on the regular season slate.

In three region games this season Carbon has outscored their opponents 20-2. In eight games this season they have scored the opposition 47-13.

Carbon will put their lengthy winning streak on the line when they return to the field on Thursday afternoon on the road against the Grand Red Devils, who are 1-2 in division play.