Hats off to Russ as Rams Rout RL
Silber, Rusty, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
Byline: Rusty Silber Daily Herald Correspondent
Bethany Russ' trick required no magic.
Russ showed off her skill Wednesday afternoon against visiting Round Lake, as she scored a hat trick to lead Grayslake to a 7-0 nonconference win.
"For the first time (scoring a hat trick), it was really exciting," said Russ, a sophomore. "We worked real well together today with real good passing. It was a good win to boost our conference."
The Rams' Nicole Stefani had three assists and scored a goal.
"She just passes real well," said Russ. "We have learned to talk a lot. She makes runs and I make runs. We have learned to break into open spaces. It makes it a lot easier for all of us."
Erica Faden, Cheron Whiting and Lindsay Metzger scored the other goals for Grayslake (4-5).
The Rams are attempting to get their game back in order after a couple of weeks of a few tough games.
"We are not really there yet," said Grayslake coach Joe Martinez. "As far as the team effort, I have to give it a B to an A. …