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Lady Cougars earn seasons seventh shutout
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Barton Community College’s women’s soccer team recorded a non-conference shutout against Northern Oklahoma-Tonkawa on Wednesday afternoon at Cougar Field.
The Lady Cougars won 3-0 to improve to 10-3-1 overall.
Bianca Barron got Barton started, scoring in the 23rd minute off a Millie York assist.
The Lady Cougars took a 1-0 lead into halftime.
Mariana Poveda broke it open in the second half with an unassisted goal in the 63rd minute.
Barton held at 2-0 lead until Aliya Marshall found the back of the net off an Emily Troll assist with less than three minutes remaining.
This is the seventh shutout for Barton sophomore goalie Stephanie Lomas, a Great Bend High School graduate.
Lomas, who had two saves in the game, has been selected for the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference Goalie of the Week three times in the last four weeks.
Barton is back in conference action on Saturday when it plays host to Pratt, starting at 2 p.m.

• Cougars top Northern Oklahoma-Tonkawa 3-1
The Barton men’s soccer team jumped out to an early lead and held on for a 3-1 victory over Northern Oklahoma-Tonkawa on Wednesday afternoon at Cougar Field.
Sophomore Ebu Camara punched in Barton’s first goal just six minutes into the game, taking the feed from Mariano Gelso.
Camara took a pass from Christopher Hogg in the 42nd minute to give the Cougars a 2-0 lead at halftime.
Tonkawa’s Anthony Walker narrowed the margin to 2-1 with 16 minutes remaining.
Barton’s defense held strong and Juan Correa scored an unassisted goal in the final minute.
Cougars goalkeeper Mauricio Vargas, who made six saves in the game, was recently named KJCCC Goalie of the Week. It is the fifth time this season that Vargas has earned the honor.
Barton, 10-3-1 overall, hosts Pratt in Jayhawk Conference action on Saturday. The game starts at 4 p.m.

                                           — Kevin Price