Soccer girls blanked by Winhawks


Ayshia Gay. Photo by S. Lee Epps
By: 
S. Lee Epps

In their first road game, the Caledonia/Spring Grove/Houston soccer girls were blanked 5-0at Winona Senior High on Aug. 27.

The first goal was a windblown 35-yard shot in the eighth minute. Ten minutes later, the score was doubled with a shot from the middle that found the side netting.

C/SG/H had a few good chances in the first half; Eliza Welscher had shot go wide by inches.

“We made a great adjustment after getting the ball down field for the midfielders to set up as shooters around the box,” said coach Chris Jandt.  “Junior Gabby Roble gave her a good pass to set up her shot. 

“The second half came out as a battle right away with Caledonia putting pressure on Winona for the first 10 minutes.  We did a great job keeping the ball on their half and had a few good chances.  Winona came back hard and got a few good looks and put up three more goals in the second half.  “Overall, we played a great game holding on to the ball.  We are still adjusting to a new defense and new formation.  A couple of girls were unable to play due to injuries, so a few girls had to make adjustments on where they were playing. “

This week and next

The girls (0-2) played at Plainview-Elgin-Millville on Sept. 3 before hosting St. Charles/Lewiston-Altura on Sept. 5. The Warriors head to Dover-Eyota on Monday, Dec. 9.

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Caledonia/Spring Grove/Houston Girls Soccer 2019

7 p.m. unless noted / home games in bold/*conference games

0-2

L vs.Stewartville 0-6

L at Winona 0-5

08/31   at Cannon Falls 1 pm

09/03   at Plainview-Elgin-Millville*

09/05   St. Chas./Lewiston-Altura*

09/09   at Dover-Eyota*

09/12   La Crescent-Hokah*

09/14   Schaeffer Academy 12 pm

09/17   at Cotter*

09/19   Plainview-Elgin-Millville*

09/21   Lake City 1 pm

09/24   atSt. Chas./Lewiston-Altura*

09/26   Dover-Eyota*

09/28   at Pine Island 11 am

10/01   atLa Crescent-Hokah*

10/03   Cotter*

 

 

 

 

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