Friday’s non region match up with The King’s Academy presented the Lady Lions a chance at redemption. With a earlier 2-1 loss to King’s, confidence was again high amongst the players with the focus of finishing the game strong. Coach Ernst adopted to shift a little of his focus to next season and implemented the formation that the Lady Lions would use going forward.
With that the ladies were able to get on the score board with their first attempt at goal. Senior Jolie Sewell converted a hard fought goal giving the Lady Lions a 1-0 lead.
With that goal King’s preceded to turn up the pressure. Jolie Sewell was given another opportunity a few minutes later but her shot hit off the crossbar. The Lions worked hard the remainder of the first half absorbing attack after attack until the end of the half.
With the start of the second half King’s stepped up their game to give the Lady Lions all they could handle. As the end of the match approached the Lions were holding on to slim lead. With less than a minute left King’s was awarded a penalty for an apparent hand ball. King’s converted the PK and the game ended up 1-1.