District Soccer Begins With Lady Cat Win, Wildcat Loss

Lady Cats Soccer 1, Pine Tree 0

The Lady Cats’ soccer team scored a big second half goal and then held on to win their district opener over Pine Tree, 1-0 on the road Friday night (February 2). Mileena Zirretta scored an unassisted goal that made the difference. The Lady Cats are 1-0 in district play and 9-2-3 for the season. The Lady Cats play Marshall Tuesday night at Gerald Prim Stadium in district play.

Pine Tree 3, Wildcats Soccer 0

The Wildcats’ soccer team lost their district opener to Pine Tree, 3-0 at Gerald Prim Stadium Friday night. The Pirates had three first half goals and then made sure they were enough in a scoreless second half. Things began to go wrong for the Wildcats about half way through the first half. After a Pirates’ corner kick, the ball bounced around in front of the Wildcats net and the Wildcats suffered an own goal. Pine Tree led 1-0 with 23:01 left in the first half. Less than two minutes later, the Pirates added another goal and they led 2-0 with 21:05 left in the first half. The Wildcats allowed a third goal with just :01 left on the first half clock. The Pirates scored after a corner kick. The Wildcats battled throughout the second half but could not put the ball in the net. Pine Tree is 1-0 in district play. The Wildcats slip to 0-1 in district play and to 7-7 for the season. The Wildcats will attempt to bounce back as they travel to Marshall Tuesday night for their second district contest.

Author: Staff Reporter

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