There are a number of teams perfect in section play but only a few defenses that are perfect in section play. Yough boasts one of those perfect defenses. Through seven section games the Yough defense has yet to concede a goal and that is a big reason why Yough is 7-0 in section play. Senior Leigh Appolonia, daughter of coach Dann Appolonia, is a returning starter in net. She has 35 career shutouts.
In front of Leigh Appolonia is a defense with three returning senior starters, Alex O'Brien, Taylor Powell and Danica Pills. There is also experience in the midfield with senior Natalie Luppold and Theresa Merlino and junior Corynn Appolonia, another of coach Dann Appolonia's daughters, returning as starters.
"It certainly starts with the midfield and goes back," Dann Appolonia said of his team's defensive strength. "It is an experienced midfield and they do a tremendous job getting back defensively and transitioning offensively. They are constantly back lending their support. Because they have been playing together for so long, they have developed that chemistry. They know who need