Lady Cougar soccer can’t recover from first half, fall 3-0 to Johnson County


Giving up three first half goals, the Barton Community College women’s soccer team couldn’t find the net in the second half dropping a conference battle Saturday 3-0 to Johnson County Community College at the Cougar Soccer Complex.   The loss drops the Lady Cougars to 2-2-1 in conference play and 4-4-2 on the season while Johnson County sits atop the standings at 3-0-0 and 7-3 overall.

Jenn Howell gave Johnson County the early lead pounding in a loose ball from a corner kick just 7:24 into the contest.  Sydney Alexander outmuscled the Cougar defense to blast a shot across the box finding the inside far post to give the Cavaliers the two-goal cushion with 20:14 to play.  Less than thirteen minutes later Annie Poelzl found Mackenzie Cox to put the icing on the cake capping the scoring with 7:31 before halftime.

Barton will step out of conference play on Tuesday as both the men’s and women’s teams travel to Hesston College on Tuesday.  Kickoff for the women’s game is 5:00 p.m. followed by the men’s contest at approximately 7:00 p.m.


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