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2A girls soccer: Clearwater Central Catholic thrashes Lakeland McKeel

LAKELAND — Clearwater Central Catholic scored seven goals in the second half of a 9-1 victory over McKeel Academy in a Class 3A region quarterfinal at Tenoroc High on Thursday night.

The Marauders (13-3-5) did not waste any time as Lindsey Cooper scored the first of her two goals just two minutes in as she converted a crossing pass from the right side.

Leading scorer Kaitlin Parker scored the first of her three goals past a confused Wildcats defense.

The Wildcats (10-4-5) took advantage of their first shot on goal to cut the lead in half with 16 minutes left in the first half as leading scorer Brooklynne Atwell headed in a goal in front of the net.

"It was a tale of two halves," Wildcats coach Jacob Sweeney said. "For whatever reason our defense fell apart in the second half."

CCC scored two goals in a span of 20 seconds early in the second half. The Marauders would have scored more if not for key saves made by Wildcats goalie Johnna Keene.

The Ledger

2A girls soccer: Clearwater Central Catholic thrashes Lakeland McKeel 01/28/10 [Last modified: Thursday, January 28, 2010 11:10pm]
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