Thursday, January 29, 2015

LVS edged out; TCA & Ursuline next week

The Lady Vikings go 0-1-1 last night against the Friars.  With the JV getting on the board early with a Taylor Shlemon goal, they were not able to hold that lead but kept the pressure on the entire match missing a couple chances to take the lead and the match.  The scored stayed 1-1 moving the Lady Vikings to 3-2-1 in district play and in second place.

Despite outshooting the Friars 15-10, the varsity were edged out 2-1.  The Lady Vikings gave up a late goal on a free kick in the last minute of the first half and then stormed back with an equalizer by Gabbie Puente of the foot of Sarah Brown midway through the second half.

The match continued back and forth until the Friars took control of a lose ball at the top of the box to pull ahead 2-1 and that is where the match finished.  The Lady Vikings drop to 11-3-0 in district play and have clinched at least a 3rd place finish and with help can still finish on top.

"We were good last night, with the exception of a couple moments in the game that Lynch was able to capitalize on.  We are confident in our performance and will move forward," commented LVS head coach, Jay Fitzgerald.

Up next for the teams is on the road at TCA on Monday night and then back home next Thursday night against Ursuline.

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