Heading into its game against Marriotts Ridge Thursday, Centennial was still being searching to earn its first county win of year. Prior to the match, coach Steve Baxter didn’t need to give any lengthy speeches to motivate his group.
“The factor is I did not speak with them much since i spoken for them a great deal (Wednesday) so we practiced in an exceedingly specific way, for the reason that they are attempting to win something, ” Baxter stated. “I felt like I did not are saying much. I was ready for what we should required to do, so far as giving your time and effort and never giving up on balls. I was attempting to be relentless whenever we had an opportunity to pressure etc, and that i felt like we did a more satisfactory job of this.Inches
The Eagles (1-4 county, 3-4-1 overall) required their third consecutive loss Tuesday against first-placed Atholton, but returned back from the Mustangs and gained some-1 victory.
“I think in writing we’ve performed the most difficult a part of our schedule, ” Baxter stated, because the Eagles past three games were against top teams, Howard, River Hill and Atholton. “I think the overall game against River Hill was whenever we switched it around. My gamers understand how well they performed and just how much we centered. We performed a great first half against Atholton and battled some within the other half losing 2-1. Then tonight we could jump on track offensively, but recognize we have plenty of enhancements to create.Inches
Centennial was round the internet all game lengthy, accumulating 18 shots on goal. It didn’t take lengthy prior to the Eagles totalled one around the scoreboard. Newcomer Mckenna Griffin cleared up a ball while watching internet in the 35-minute mark from the first half, after which added another one minute before halftime.
However, Marriotts Ridge netted its lone goal within the 4th minute from the other half, when Maura McNeil lofted a go from about 20-yards out that went within the mind of Eagles keeper, Shannon Lear, and in to the goal.