The Barton Community College women’s soccer team upset No. 13-ranked Northern Oklahoma College–Tonkawa 4-2 on the road Wednesday.
The Lady Cougars trailed 1-0 six minutes into the contest, but scored two goals for the 2-1 halftime advantage.
Bianca Barron scored the Barton’s first goal. Courtney Galliher recorded the second.
Barton scored the next two goals after intermission with Galliher scoring her second, and Jessica Rosenberg punching a shot through.
The Mavericks responded quickly to cut the lead back to two, but the Lady Cougars held on for the win.
Barton improved to 9-2 on the season, and will return to action Saturday for a key Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference match with Cowley. Barton, 5-1 KJCCC, will host 6-2 Cowley at 6 at Great Bend High School’s Memorial Stadium.
Mavericks shock No. 10 Cougars
Fresh off moving up the national rankings to No. 10, the Barton men’s soccer team dropped a 2-1 decision to Northern Oklahoma College–Tonkawa.
The Cougars found themselves trailing 1-0 until an Ezequiel Alvarez to Sam McCrillis connection sent the teams to intermission locked at one.
In a second-half stalemate, the Mavericks finally broke through with nine minutes remaining in the game winner.
The Cougars dropped to 8-2-1 on the season.
Barton hosts Cowley at Memorial Stadium at 8 p.m. on Saturday.
Barton volleyball team beats Colby
The Barton volleyball team earned a 3-1 KJCCC victory over Colby on Wednesday, improving to 5-2 in conference play, and moving into sole possession of third place in the KJCCC West standings.
The Lady Cougars opened up with a 25-16 first-set win.
After Colby returned the favor, winning 25-19 in the second, Barton closed out the match with 25-22 and 25-21 victories.
With the victory Barton improves to 7-12 overall.
The Lady Cougars will have a week of rest before making the trip to Liberal, taking on second-place Seward County at 6:30 p.m.
The Saints, 6-1 in conference and 10-11 overall, defeated Barton on Aug. 29 in straight sets at Kirkman Activity Center to open conference play.