The Mathews High School varsity soccer team suffered a pair of tough 1-0 losses to open up its spring season, falling on the road last Wednesday to King William and on home on Friday against Lancaster.
Goalie Jackson Putt recorded seven saves in the first game and eight against Lancaster. “Of the 15 players that we have, last week’s games were the first high school soccer games for 11 of them,” head coach C.K. Ambrose said. “So we don’t have the experience that we’ve had in years past. With that being said, we’ve been in both games with opportunities to win, so our time is coming.
“This group has no quit in them and they’re determined to go out there do what it takes to get that first win and once we do, I feel that’ll just make our team even more hungry to get out there and handle their business.”
The MHS JV and varsity teams traveled to Rappahannock yesterday to face the Raiders. On Monday, the teams will play another road game, this time against West Point. The next home g...
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