• Michael MacEachern

Young Harris wins third in a row with 1-0 shutout over Hurricanes

Photo by Alison Markham / YHC Athletics

Jhena Ellerbe's goal three minutes into the second half propelled the Young Harris College women's soccer team to a 1-0 Peach Belt Conference victory over Georgia Southwestern State University Wednesday (Sept. 28) evening at Hurricane Field.

The Mountain Lions won their third consecutive match as they improved to 3-6-0 overall and to 3-2-0 in the PBC, while the Hurricanes fell to 4-4-3 and 1-3-1. YHC returns to action at the YHC Soccer and Lacrosse Field Wednesday (Oct. 5) at 2 p.m. when they host nationally ranked Columbus State University.


  • Ellerbe's second goal of the season came at the 47:28 mark off a pass from Thea Juul.

  • Young Harris outshot Georgia Southwestern State 11-5, including a 9-3 margin on goal.

  • The Mountain Lions held a 9-4 edge on corner kicks.

  • YHC goalkeeper Mckenna Peaster notched her second shutout of the season as she stopped three shots.

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