Lady Canes, Hurricanes win at Woodland; Cass teams fall on the road
The Cartersville soccer teams swept local rival Woodland Friday at Wildcats Stadium while the Cass teams suffered one-sided losses on the road at Northwest Whitfield.
CARTERSVILLE GIRLS 4, WOODLAND 3 (Overtime)
Cartersville’s Kalyn Donegan scored to difference-maker Friday off an assist from Micah Vance as the visiting Lady Canes’ edged Woodland 4-3.
The overtime goal came with 2:19 remaining in the second of two, five-minute overtimes. The two teams tied 3-3 in regulation.
Woodland got goals from Kaitlin Winnenberg and Grace Webb to take a 2-1 lead at halftime. Tiera Feanny had the other Woodland goal.
Donegan scored twice for Cartersville as did senior Marissa Mowry. Vance finished with a pair of assists and Courtney Rhea added one.
Cartersville controlled the ball for most of the game, but Woodland stayed in the game behind Lady Cats’ keeper Esmerelda Hernandez’s 18 saves.
Cartersville (1-0) hosts Troup County Tuesday and plays at Chestatee on Friday. Next on the Woodland schedule is a home match with Calhoun on Tuesday, Feb. 20.
CARTERSVILLE BOYS 6, WOODLAND 2
Pedro Ghanem’s hat-trick and one assist powered the Hurricanes to a 6-2 road win Friday over Woodland. Brady Craig, James Chege, and Houston Read had the other Cartersville goals.
Cartersville evened its season mark at 1-1 following a 5-1 loss at Blessed Trinity last Tuesday.
Woodland (0-1) scored both of its goals after trailing 6-0. One on a deflection and the other on a feed from Jose Pineda to Miguel Hernandez with just under nine minutes remaining.
The Canes travel to Troup County Tuesday and play at Chestatee Friday. Woodland plays at Pickens County Tuesday and hosts Armuchee Thursday.
NORTHWEST WHITFIELD BOYS 6, CASS 3
On the road in Tunnel Hill, Anthony Robledo scored all three goals for the Colonels who slipped to 0-2 on the year. Carlos Perez and Julio Medina had assists on a pair of the scores.
Cass keeper Isai Romero collected 17 saves on a busy night in net.
The Colonels also dropped a game last Tuesday to the top-ranked team in Class AAAA, Southeast Whitfield.
Cass hosts Cedartown Tuesday and travels to Sprayberry Friday.
NORTHWEST WHITFIELD GIRLS 7, CASS 0
The Lady Colonels lost on the road at Northwest Whitfield Friday night by a 7-0 score. Cass also fell at home Tuesday 3-2 — in heart-breaking fashion — on a late goal by Southeast Whitfield.
Cass (0-2) hosts Cedartown Tuesday and travels to Sprayberry Friday.