By Drew Terhall
CELINA — The Woman Wave soccer workforce hung round on the street towards Celina, however fell to the Woman Bulldogs 5-1.
Senior captains Kaelyn Gump and Josie Madden each stated the workforce performed good total. Gump additionally stated the workforce didn’t play to their full potential, however nonetheless matched Celina’s depth.
“We performed nicely, we performed to their stage of aggression,” Gump stated. “I feel we may have communicated higher, they’re a fast and quick workforce.”
For Madden, the workforce wasn’t at full energy and it confirmed. With the workforce they performed, she felt everybody gave it their all.
“We performed fairly good. We didn’t have quite a bit gamers that we usually have. That did impact us. However, everybody that we did have performed exhausting,” Madden stated.
Greenville got here out of the gates scoring a objective within the first two minutes of the sport. Sophomore Jayda Lyons buried one in from outdoors the field. However one minute later, Celina tied the sport up.
On the 29-minute mark, Celina took the lead 2-1. In addition they scored a objective from past the field and went up 3-1 simply earlier than halftime.
After the objective by the Woman Wave, the workforce had some bother stepping into the offensive zone and had been simply off on a few of their lengthy passes into the zone.
Celina spent many of the recreation sniffing across the objective for extra. Sophomore Rachel Wright didn’t let a lot by her as she made save after save all through the entire recreation. Celina needed to work exhausting to earn most of their targets.
The Woman Bulldogs scored two extra targets within the final 27 minutes of the sport to win 5-1. Greenville began to get some momentum going within the offensive zone within the second half, however couldn’t maintain an assault.
This was the start of a troublesome street slate for Greenville. They journey to Tippecanoe subsequent on Aug. 22, then to Indian Lake on Aug. 26 after which finish with a visit to Butler on Aug. 30.
Greenville is now 0-2-1 on the season, however has proven this system is trending in the suitable path. Final season, the Woman Wave misplaced to Celina 9-0. Of their final recreation towards Graham on Aug. 15, they went down swinging in a 2-0 loss. Greenville misplaced to Graham final season 5-1.
The workforce may have an opportunity to enhance extra as they go up towards high quality competitors on the street.
Contact Day by day Advocate sports activities editor Drew Terhall at [email protected]