CITY – Seventeen days after getting routed 6-1 by Dodge City, Great Bend’s girls
soccer team proved anything is possible.
The Panthers hit the road and upset the Red Demons 2-1 Thursday for their first Western Athletic Conference soccer victory in their final league game. Panthers Yulisa Valdez and Cutlali Sanchez converted first-half goals. Dodge City (3-10, 1-5 WAC) earned a second-half goal by Alisia Solis.
Great Bend’s defense did the rest.
“We played as a team and talked to each other,” said Great Bend coach Margarita Ayala. “We passed the ball and worked together. We stay positive as coaches. We haven’t changed a thing for the girls.”
Great Bend (2-9, 1-7 WAC) plays Hays-Thomas More Prep on Senior Night Monday.
WAC GIRLS SOCCER
Garden City 5-0-1 8-1-3
Hays High 4-0-2 9-1-2
Liberal 3-2-1 5-5-1
Dodge City 1-5 3-10
Great Bend 1-7 2-9
MONDAY—Hays High 4, Great Bend 0
TUESDAY—Garden City 1, Dodge City 0
THURSDAY—Hays 5, Hays-TMP 0; Great Bend 2, Dodge City 1