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#1 LadyKat soccer takes on #2 Abilene Wylie

 
The #1 Kennedale LadyKats 6-0-1 travels to Abilene Tuesday to take on the #2 Wylie (7-0-2) team in the final pre-district game for both teams. {{more:Read more …}}
 
Wylie is coming off of a nice 2-0 win over 6A Odessa Permian (3-4-1). The LadyKats are coming off a 2-0 win over 4A Melissa (6-3).
 
This will be the fourth top ten 4A team that Kennedale has played so far this season, according to MaxPreps. Melissa was ranked #5 and Kennedale has played and beat #7 Boerne (2-0) and tied #9 Argyle (2-2). It is 5 state ranked teams, if you count the preseason rankings for the TASC, who ranked Mabank (6-4) at #9. The Kats won that game 2-0.
 
It is not a must win for either team this early in the season but it is one that both would like to have tacked up on the wall going into district play.
 
Game Updates …
 
Jan 27 – Melissa 2-1 Win
 
This was a game that was tied in the first half at 1-1 but in the second half Alondra Olmos (Sr) scored her second goal of the game giving Kennedale the game 2-1.
 

Game Stats: Two goals were scored by Alondra Olmos (Sr) with assist by Faith Kinser (Fr) and Eryka Mcintyre (So). Kennedale had 16 shots on goal while Melissa had 8. Seven Kats registered shots on goal lead by Eryka McIntyre (So) with 3 followed by Alondra Olmos (Sr) 2, Baylee Gow (Sr) 2, Megan Jakubisin (Jr) 1, Bailey Crowley (Jr) 1, Cara Hunt (Sr) 1 and Hannah bile (Fr). Goaltender Sara Isela Calzada (Sr) successful defended 7 shots on goal by Argyle.

 
 
Jan 24 Argyle 2-2 Tie
 

Kennedale took an early lead in the game on a kick by Bethany Gow but Argyle scored to even the match just minutes later. Argyle scored again for the lead at halfway mark to take a 2-1 lead into half. But a late score by Cara Hunt with four minutes in the game knotted the game for the final score at 2-2.

 
Game stats: Goals were scored by Baylee Gow (Sr) and Cara Hunt (Sr) with 2 assist by Eryka McIntyre (So). Kennedale had 13 shots on goal. Argyle had 6. Lady Kats with shots on goal were Alondra Olmos (Sr) 2, Eryka McIntyre (So) 5, Baylee Gow (Sr) 2 and Cara Hunt (Sr) 4. Sara Isela Calzada (Sr) recorded 4 saves on 6 shots on goal.
 

Game time Tuesday for the LadyKats is at 5 p.m. and for the Wildcats it is 6:30 p.m. at Abilene Wylie High School.

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