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  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Lauren Naso (white) netted the lone goal in a 1-0 victory for host Grosse Ile over league rival New Boston Huron. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Sabrina Cady (black) of New Boston Huron makes a save late in a 1-0 loss at Grosse Ile on Wednesday afternoon. Cady made nine saves in the match. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Chandler Donkers of Grosse Ile makes a diving save during the first half of Wednesday afternoon's 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron. Donkers shut out the Chiefs by stopping three shots on goal. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)
  • Grosse Ile remained undefeated in the Huron League after a competitive 1-0 victory over visiting New Boston Huron on Wednesday afternoon. (Photo gallery for MIPrepZone by Jack VanAssche)

The Red Devils of Grosse Ile and the New Boston Huron Chiefs know that meetings between the two are bound for competitive matchups every time they face off.

Last year, Dan Rossow and his Chiefs finished second in the Huron League behind only the Devils, who are led by his sister Amy Rossow and currently ranked No. 5 in the state in D3.

Wednesday afternoon, Grosse Ile edged out Huron in a tight 1-0 match that was dominated by defense.

Sophomore Lauren Naso scored the lone goal in the match for the Red Devils (16-0-1, 11-0 Huron League) with just over 20 minutes left in the game.

“It makes it a little bit more stressful,” Amy Rossow said after facing off against her brother, “because he’s beat us once. His team is probably one of the better teams he’s ever had over there. They have the potential to do anything. So really, it’s a toss-up.”

The Chiefs (9-7, 8-3 Huron League) were able to suppress the often-explosive offense of Grosse Ile for much of the game, led by defender Alexis Gonzalez and goalkeeper Sabrina Cady.

At halftime, the Grosse Ile team that was growing used to building quick leads found itself searching for a single goal.

“They don’t panic, and that’s a really good thing,” said Rossow of her team. “They just keep plugging and keep making new opportunities.

“They don’t get angry. It’s a lot of good communication. They say, ‘All right, let’s keep on doing it,’ and they get it done.”

The game’s lone goal came when Naso collected a ball off an airborne pass from senior captain Haley Labadie and sniped the top corner of the net over Cady’s left side.

Possession was dominated by the Devils for the rest of the game, as they finished with 16 total shots. Huron was only able to put three shots on net the entire game.

Cady’s nine saves ended up in a losing effort.

“I thought it’d be low-scoring,” said Chiefs Coach Dan Rossow. “I thought we’d have more opportunities today. We just didn’t connect on passes the way we should have.”

With the win, Grosse Ile remains unbeaten in league play with the season winding down.

“It’s exciting, but still nerve wracking because you know that playoffs are coming,” said Rossow. “They have some high expectations and they’re ready to work for it. We just hope to see them succeed knowing the competition is going to be ramped up.”

The Devils are back in action at home on Thursday against Melvindale at 4:30 p.m. Huron will resume action against Monroe Jefferson on Wednesday.

Last Updated: 5/18/2017 1:47:14 PM EST