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January 28, 2014

Soccer: JHS girls shutout by Whitehouse

WHITEHOUSE —

 

 Jacksonville came into Monday's non-district match against rival Whitehouse having captured second place in the Hallsville Tournament over the weekend.

The Fightin' Maidens were hoping to parlay that success into a victory on a frigid night at Wildcat Stadium, but the Ladycats seemed quite determined to avenge last year's 2-0 loss suffered at the hands of the Maidens.

After a scoreless first half, Whitehouse unleashed a potent offensive attack in the final 40-minute segment, taking advantage of having the substantial northeast wind at their backs, and went on to blank Jacksonville, 4-0.

The Ladycats got on the board with 20:58 to play when a Ladycat forward slipped the ball past Maiden keeper, Callie Reagan, from about 15 yards out, right side.

Reagan got her hands on the ball and appeared as though she would be able to deflect it, but the ball bounced off of her for a score as she was closing in on the near post.

Whitehouse then powered the ball into the net a 1:20 later to double their margin.

The Ladycats' final tallies came with just over nine minutes to go in the match and with 6:20 left to play.

Jacksonville played its best early on in the match, but was unable to match Whitehouse's physicality, as the Ladycats seemed to wear the maidens down a bit as the night went on.

Whitehouse had 18 shots on goal to Jacksonville's eight.

Reagan made nine saves on the night while working the net for the Blue and White.

Whitehouse's aggressiveness was reflected in the penalty count, with the Ladycats amassing six fouls to three by the Maidens.

Jacksonville will journey to Texarkana to take on the Lady Tigers from Texas High at 7 p.m. Friday evening.

JUNIOR VARSITY — Whitehouse scored late in the match to earn a 2-1 win over the Jacksonville sub-varsity unit.

 

 

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