Lady Owls Soccer Team Continues Winning Streak


Camryn Sterling, Staff Writer

The Lady Owls traveled to Jennings County to compete against the Lady Panthers on Tuesday, September 22.

With an offensive mindset, the Lady Owls attacked from the start. Although the first half ended in a 0-0 tie, that didn’t stop the team from competing. Jennings County kept the Lady Owls unbalanced as they played a man-to-man defense throughout the game. At half time, the team was able to make adjustments that led them to have more success. In the second half, Alyssa Perry and Haley Westfall each collected a goal to keep the game rolling.

The team pulled away with a 2-0 win against the Lady Panthers.

The Lady Owls JV team has a breakthrough win against the Jennings County Lady Panthers with a 2-0 win also. With two goals by Rachel Lenart, all of the team’s hard work started to finally show. Kendall Sterling led the team in assists  (1) and Jessica Hougland led the team in saves (1).

The Lady Owls hosted the Franklin Community Grizzly Cubs Saturday, September 26.

Despite the multiple injuries on the varsity team, the team persevered with a 4-1 win. When down 1-0 in the beginning of the first half, the team showed resilience and fired back with a goal. The first half ended in a 1-1 tie.

The girls knew exactly what needed to happen in the second half and they did not disappoint. With beautiful assists by Alyssa Perry (1), Kylee Nowling (1), and Lillie Wessel (1), they were able to blast three other shots that made it to the back of the net by Kylee Nowling (1), Lillie Wessel (1), Addi Chandler (1), Jimena Leal (1). Jessica Hougland led the team with four saves.

The Lady Owls JV team held the Franklin Community Grizzly Cubs with a 0-0 tie.

The Lady Owls have two more regular season games left until sectionals. The team looks forward to traveling to Madison to seek yet another conference win. The last home game and regular season game will be on Thursday, October 1 against Columbus East. JV kicks off at 5:30 and varsity follows. Make sure to come out and support your Lady Owls as they compete for their first conference title since 1997!