Bobcat soccer teams fall to Miss. Gulf Coast

Written By: Shawn Wansley
Email Address: shawn.wansley@jcjc.edu
Date Submitted: 2011-09-10 21:45:00

 ELLISVILLE – It was a battle of MACJC South Division women’s soccer powers here Saturday evening at Bobcat Soccer Field and the visitors emerged victorious.

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College’s Tori Ewert scored in the 73rd minute to break a 1-1 tie and lift the Lady Bulldogs to a 2-1 victory over Jones County Junior College.

Both teams entered the game with 4-0 records and neither had allowed a goal all season.

In the men’s game, the Bulldogs led 3-0 late in the game, but had to hang on to beat JCJC, 3-2.

The Bobcats continue division play Tuesday by going to Southwest Mississippi. MGCCC hosts Pearl River on Tuesday.

Lady Bulldogs 2, Lady Bobcats 1

It was a hard-fought game throughout and the Lady Bobcats had plenty of opportunities, but could not capitalize.

MGCCC took a 1-0 lead at 7:58 when Blair Guice scored.

Morgan Pace had a chance to tie moments later, but her shot hit off the right post. Danica Roberts had a shot miss to the left of the goal at the 23rd minute and Chelsea Wooten hit one over the goal at the 26th minute. Brandee Kovacevich had a chance, but missed in the 40th minute.

Pace and Macey Endris had opportunities early in the second half, but could not connect.

JCJC finally was able to score when Pace scored off a header on a beautifully executed corner kick by Wooten at the 67:40 mark to tie the game at 1-1.

But Ewert would score what would prove to be the winning goal less than six minutes later.

Roberts had a chance to tie it up in the 87th minute, but her shot was just off to the left.

MGCCC improves to 5-0 overall, 1-0 in the division. The Lady Bobcats are now 4-1 overall and 0-1 in division play.

Bulldogs 3, Bobcats 2

It was a scoreless first half as the Bobcats stood toe-to-toe with the Bulldogs.

But MGCCC’s Harrison Russell would get the first goal in the 54th minute. The Bulldogs took a 2-0 lead at 60:07 when Reid Zelenka scored and they made it 3-0 with Kroy Kleinman scored at 67:25.

But Giuliano Mancini found the back of the net at 81:34 to make it 3-1. Mancini scored again off an assist by Andrew Baggett to make it 3-2 at the 82:54 mark. But the Bobcats were not able to pull off the comeback.

MGCCC is now 4-1 overall, 1-0 in the division. The Bobcats fall to 1-3-1 overall, 0-1 in the league.

 

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