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Soccer: Lady Cats Win; Wildcats Lose

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Greenville 4, Wildcats Soccer 1

The Wildcats’ soccer team managed to score a goal in the first half against a strong Greenville team Friday night but the talented Lions answered with two of their own. The Lions also added two more goals in the second half to take a 4-1 win over the Wildcats in Greenville. Eduardo Ramirez scored the Wildcats goal after an assist from D.J. Abron. The Wildcats are now 5-6 in district play and they have a season record of 12-12. The Wildcats end district play by hosting Hallsville at Gerald Prim Stadium next Tuesday at 7 p.m. on Senior Night.

Lady Cats Soccer 7, Greenville 1

The figurative fireworks at Gerald Prim Stadium started going off early and often Friday night as the Lady Cats’ soccer team exploded for goal after goal in a 7-1 victory over Greenville on Senior Night. The Lady Cats scored five first half goals and led the Lady Lions, 5-0 at halftime. It didn’t take the Lady Cats long to find the back of the net. Mileena Zirretta scored just 7 minutes and 32 seconds into the game to make it 1-0 at the 32:28 mark of the first half. Just :45 seconds later, Gracie Boyer scored and the Lady Cats were up 2-0 at 31:43 in the first half. Just over 3 minutes later the Lady Cats went up 3-0 on Zirretta’s second goal. Less than four minutes later, Bailey Arrington scored for the Lady Cats and it was 4-0 at the 24:46 mark of the first half. Keeley Hudgins made it 5-0 at the 11:57 mark of the first half. After the Lady Lions scored a goal early in the second half, the Lady Cats added two more goals. Zirretta got a hat trick with her third goal of the game at 27:56 in the second half. Makenna Kagar completed the scoring as she put a penalty kick into the net. During Senior Night, the Lady Cats recognized Erika Lara, Jo McMillan, Taylor Robinson, Makenna Kagar, Mileena Zirretta and Gracie Boyer. Four of the seniors have signed letters of intent to play college soccer. The win improves the Lady Cats district record to 7-4 and their season mark to 15-6-3. The Lady Cats close the district schedule with a match at Hallsville next Tuesday at 7 p.m. The Lady Bobcats are running away with the district race.

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Author: Staff Reporter

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