Reed City soccer team drops close match against Newaygo
REED CITY — It wasn’t the type of result the Reed City Coyotes were hoping for Saturday in a 7-0 Central State Activities Association girls soccer loss to Newayo.
But the good news is that the Coyotes played at Newaygo Monday and had a chance for revenge.
Saturday’s game was rescheduled from earlier in the season. Monday’ match was a regularly scheduled game. On Monday, the Coyotes played a powerful game, but lost 2-1.
Newaygo improved to 7-2 overall and 4-0 in the CSAA. The Coyotes are 0-6.
The game was tied 1-1 at halftime. Lauren Voelker, a freshman brought up from the junior varsity squad, scored her first varsity goal for the Coyotes.
Newaygo scored the winning goal with 12 minutes left in
Reed City lost 7-0 at home on Saturday to Newaygo.
“We played much better (Monday night),” said Reed City coach Bryan Hall. “We had our sweeper (Miranda Burch) back (from an injury). It was a little different game for us. It was nice to see some promising play.”
On Saturday, “we were missing our sweeper (Miranda Burch), she got injured,” said Hall. “By moving some people around, that makes us a little more vulnerable. We adjusted well.”
Sarah Carlson started the scoring for Newaygo, followed by Kyla Saldana, Riley Knight and Madisen Giese for a 4-0 lead at halftime.
Giese also scored Newaygo’s first goal of the second half. Knight notched her second goal for a 6-0 lead and Tonje Undheim capped the scoring later in the game.
“They did a really nice job. We worked well together and were able to finish well,” said Lions coach Matt Goebel.
Shelby Boyd was goalkeeper for Newaygo and Heather Tacey for Reed City.
“We just didn’t control the middle and I think that’s a key,” Hall said. “We gave them more shots.”
Also this week, Reed City is at Lakeview Wednesday and is home Friday against Tri County.