SKANEATELES — Skaneateles kept control for most of the 80 minutes.
The Lakers kept the Rebels hemmed in their zone and had five different players tally a goal, as the Skaneateles girls soccer team routed Altmar-Parish-Williamstown, 7-0, at Skaneateles High School Monday.
"We're trying to get them to realize that to be more successful, more people should be involved," Lakers coach Bob Broddus said. "Moving the ball around, moving into space without the ball, so we can create those opportunities."
Grace Dower and Ryley Pas'cal led the offensive onslaught for the Lakers. Dower had one goal and two assists, while Pas'cal had two goals and one assist.
Tess Peterson chipped in a goal and an assist, and Fallon Lynn and Sarah Bailey each scored once. Grace Kush didn't need to make a save in the first half, while Riley Brogan had one save in the second half.
Lynn got Skaneateles on the board with a goal at the 11:35 mark of the first half. The Lakers continued to pour on the pressure, with Bailey, Dower, Peterson and Pas'cal each netting a goal before the end of the first half.
Skaneateles moved players around, including putting Brogan in net, and focused on working on its attacking strategy throughout the second half.
Pas'cal netted her second goal of the night 4:38 into the second half, and the Rebels had an own goal with 5:27 remaining.
"We wanted to keep them focused because they know there's big games coming up," Broddus said. "We need to be ready for those, and this is a good time to prepare for those. It gives some players a chance to get in those positions and they get to see the field from different places.
"You also want to be respectful of their team and their coaches. You don't want to run the score up, but you still want the girls to play."
The game came to an end 42 seconds early when a collision sent a Rebels player hard to the turf. Shortly after, the game was called and an ambulance was dispatched.
Skaneateles (4-3) looks to continue to work on fundamentals when it hosts Jordan-Elbridge on Thursday.
"We'll continue to work on possessing the ball — good first touches, good second touches, the basics stuff that we need to do," Broddus said. "Then when we play other teams, we're still comfortable with the game speed."