Head Coach Jim Abend asked the Lady Spartans to dominate today. The JV Gold players responded with 17 shots on frame and held their opponents to just 3 shots in what became the Spartans third shutout of the season. The Eagles applied heavy pressure on the ball at every turn, so it was only through sheer grit and determination that the Spartans created so many scoring opportunities.
Girls Soccer JV
In what seemed a similar pattern for tied matches this season, Turpin held an early lead, conceded an equalizer, worked extremely hard to respond, but a game-winning goal proved elusive despite the Spartans controlling ball possession at midfield for two-thirds of the match.
The first game of the week on Monday was a surprise. The Lady Spartans found out that morning they would be playing Hughes. I’m sure no girl was upset that they would have to play a game instead of practice. From my understanding Hughes has only had a soccer team for a couple of years and it showed.
The Lady Spartans would come out from the first minute and dominate scoring 11 times in 72 minutes of play.
The Lady Spartans looked in good form this evening as they controlled 70% of ball possession throughout the first half of the match. In fact, the Spartans “castle wall” defense held the Knights attack to a distance of 30 yards from their goal for the first 15 minutes of the contest.