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Crisp County soccer teams compete well during busy week

Staff Reports

Friday, Feb. 22

Crisp County Varsity Lady Cougars 8, Dougherty 0

The Crisp County Lady Cougars got off to a slow start on the road at Dougherty County last Friday, but they managed two goals by Maddi Hughes and one goal from Madison Waters to take a 3-0 lead into halftime.

After halftime, Crisp opened it up and took control of the game. Hughes added another goal, and CCHS also got two goals from Anahi Garcia, and one apiece from Peyton Bozeman and Rilee Duckworth to finish on top by the 8-0 score line.

Dougherty 4, CCHS Varsity Cougars 1

After a couple of early mistakes from CCHS, the hosts, Dougherty County, took a 3-0 lead into halftime.

Crisp settled in and played solid in the second half and added a late goal from Logan Boutwell.

After all was said and done, the Cougars came up short by a final score of 4-1.

 

Monday, Feb. 25

The Crisp County Middle School teams were both defeated by Lee County West in home games on Monday.

The CCMS Lady Cougars fell to Lee West by a final score of 2-0, while the Cougars fell to Lee 3-2 in a penalty kick shootout following a 2-2 tie.

 

Tuesday, Feb. 26

Peach County 2, CCHS Varsity Lady Cougars 0

On Tuesday night, the CCHS Lady Cougars dropped a game at Peach County 2-0. The game went into halftime tied 0-0 with both squads struggling to take advantage of scoring opportunities.

The hosts came out aggressive in the second half and scored the games first goal.

The two teams went back and forth and eventually Peach added another goal with nearly 10 minutes left in the contest. Peach held off the Crisp County attack from there to secure the 2-0 victory.

The CCHS Lady Cougars are now 5-2 (3-0 in region) so far on the season.

Peach County Trojans 3, CCHS Varsity Cougars 1

In the late game on Tuesday night, Peach opened up the scoring early, striking for a goal within the first minute of the game.

Both teams played solid defense for the remainder of the first half to go into the break with Peach up 1-0.

The visiting Cougars came out on the attack in the second half and scored a goal from Diego Alvarez to tie the game at 1-1.

Peach subsequently attacked hard and scored two more goals in the second half to win the game 3-1.

Crisp County varsity boys now have a record of 3-3-1 (Win-Loss-Tie) overall on the season, and 2-1 in region play.

 

Wednesday, Feb. 27

CCMS Lady Cougars 2, Furlow Charter 2, Crisp wins 4-3 in penalty shootout

The Crisp Middle School girls were down 2-0 at the half in their home game versus Furlow Charter School on Wednesday, but Sydney Young scored two second half goals for the Lady Cougars to send the game to penalty kicks.

After the first five rounds of penalty kicks, the score was still tied so the game went to extra shots.

In the extra shots, Hannah Hamilton stepped up and put the ball in back of the net to give Crisp the lead.

Reagan Bozeman stopped the next shot from a Furlow player to secure the win for Crisp County.

Furlow Charter Boys 3, CCMS Cougars 1

The Furlow boys came out aggressive in the second game of the doubleheader and had a 3-0 lead until late in the game. Crisp was able to score a goal late in the match from Sawyer McGinnis for the final score line of 3-1.

 

Thursday, Feb. 28

Deerfield Windsor Girls 3, CCMS Lady Cougars 0

To close out a busy week for the CCMS soccer teams, Crisp traveled to Albany for the first ever meeting against the Deerfield Windsor Knights. Deerfield proved to be too much for the Lady Cougars, as Crisp was never able to score and they fell 3-0.

CCMS Cougars 0, Deerfield Windsor Knights 3

In a game very similar to the first, the CCMS boys were not able to match up with the physicality of the Deerfield Knights and they also fell 3-0 to Deerfield in Albany.

Upcoming games:

Crisp County High School’s varsity soccer teams will play games at Sherwood Christian Academy on Tuesday starting at 5:30 p.m. CCHS will then play road region games at Worth County next Friday night.

Crisp’s middle school teams have home games next week versus Worth County on Monday at 4:30, and then against Fitzgerald on Wednesday, also starting at 4:30 p.m.