Congratulations to the Lady Canes soccer team for beating Loganville 1-0 last night. Abby Goodwin scored the winning goal with less than a minute to play. The boys suffered a loss to Loganville, however, Jared Thao scored a goal on a penalty kick in the first half. Next match is Friday at Cedar Shoals.
Posted Thursday, February 15, 2018
Monroe Area soccer hosted Salem High School Tuesday night to begin the 2018 season. The girls team went down early but fought back to even the match at 3-3. Leading the Lady Canes in scoring was Taylor Prince with 2 goals followed by Abigail Goodwin with 1. Keeper Becca Canuel had a solid night with 10 saves, keeping the match level. Adding power to the attack both Bailey Murray and Abby Canuel had 1 assist each.Monroe Area Boys were Victorious in their season opener Vs Salem High School with a final score of 6-3. Less than 8 minutes into play, Senior captain, Sonny Thao carved up 3 Salem defenders finding the back of the net giving the canes an early 1-0 lead. Play remained neutral for an extended time, until Gavin Stewart made a perfect assist to Sonny Thao who netted his 2nd goal of the night. With 3:41 to play Sonny Thao was fouled just outside the 18 winning a free kick. With surgical precision he added his 3rd goal of the match. Second half of play favored the canes. With 21 minutes to play Orlando Campo earned an assist to Gavin Stewart putting the Canes up 4-3. However, Sonny Thao was not finished. With 8:47 to play, Sonny Thao made a great defensive play in the middle, countered quickly and added 1 more goal to his resume' finishing the night with 4 goals. Senior Captian Nick Vernon wanted in on the action. On a set play with 7:10 left to play, just inside the Canes half, Nick Vernon launched beautiful ball into Salem's 18, where Marco Cruz scored his first goal of the season putting the Canes up 6-3. Monroe Hosts the Loganville Red Devils in the Purple Pit. February 13th. Girls 5:30 Boys 7:30
Posted Wednesday, February 7, 2018