The Valor Wildcats took home a great 2-0 victory over Poplar Grove. Valor came out with determination and had several close crosses and opportunities. Katrina Young (7th) and Maddie York (8th) scored in the first half, giving Valor the lead going into the second half. The Wildcats were able to maintain the shut out through 8 saves from goalkeeper Sienna Cherry (8th) and the key efforts from the defensive line. Starting center back Annie Cline (8th) led the defensive line, shutting down many offensive breaks for the lions.
Head Coach miranda Fisher said, “Our girls worked well as a team today to pull out the 2-0 win. Katrina and Maddie helped win important 50/50 balls in the center of the field, helping us gain possession and ultimately leading to two goals from both star midfielders. The 8 saves from Goalkeeper Sienna Cherry and the fantastic efforts of the back line led to a shut out, as well, which is also worth celebrating! Center back Annie Cline helped to shut down some dangerous attacks from Poplar Grove’s offense, proving key in preserving the shut out.”