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For the Guymon girls soccer team No. 9 ranked Heritage Hall was a tough challenge in just their second game. That challenge was met head on, and for the first 15 minutes the Tigers were able to hold them scoreless. Throughout the rest of the game though the Chargers would score plenty in their 7-0 win.
Heritage Hall took control of the game early on. A majority of the possessions were in the Tigerâs defensive end and they had plenty of scoring chances. For the first fifteen minutes the Tigers kept them at bay and held them scoreless despite their ranking.
Then the Chargers got some lucky bounces and made some plays and before Guymon knew it they were facing a 4-0 defecit.
Defensively the Tigers kept them out of the net the rest of the first half, keeping the score at 4-0 at halftime.
âWe went in at half and we were down four and I thought , âok we can do thisâ,â said Guymon coach Michele Davis.
Defensively they changed up some things in the break. After holding Heritage Hall to just four goals the Tigers were feeling good about their chances in the second half.
Things started to get interesting in that final 40 minutes on Friday evening. Vanessa Godina had some great plays to get the ball into the Chargerâs end for scoring chances. Her seven shots on goal were stopped, along with three others in the game.
Guymon goalie Mindy Pham, playing her second game ever as a goalie stopped 20 shots for the Tigers. Helping her out was Glenda Barboza who had 16 blocks and won six balls away in the air.
In the second half that defense kept the Chargers to just 3 goals and put pressure on Heritage Hall offensively.
They will also play against Dell City next Friday. Their game will start at 4 p.m.