blank'/> Broughton Sports Update: Women's Soccer-Caps Lose Hard Fought Match to Leesville

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Women's Soccer-Caps Lose Hard Fought Match to Leesville

The Caps women's soccer team hosted the # 6 ranked Leesville Road Pride at 6:30 on Wednesday, March 13th.  The Pride controlled most of the first 40 minutes and scored early with a beautiful strike by Mary Kate Bowers from just beyond the right side of the 18 yard box into the far post net.  Leesville Road went up 2-0 before the half ended on a goal by Bailey Riggsbee.  After the halftime break, the Caps came out strong and pressured the Pride to start the second half.  Leesville Road was whistled for a handball in the box on a strike by Lily Schneider.  Senior captain Caroline Brown, who is headed to Villanova University next year, converted the penalty kick drawing the Caps closer at 2-1.  The Caps continued to press late into the game, but were unable to find the tying goal.    Broughton drops to 2-4 (1-3).  The Caps will be in action Monday at Enloe at 6:30.

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