The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas

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March 5, 2014

H.S. Soccer: Palestine coach John Absalom honored for winning his 400th career game, boys and girls split their matches

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PALESTINE —

 

That goal by Jacksonville with 25:22 left in the game was scored on a breakdown of the Wildcat defense. Jacksonville’s player moved past the defense and scored on a laser from the left side of the pitch into the bottom right corner of the goal.

 

Jacksonville was able to add an insurance goal with 4:40 left in the game as they took the win 5-1.

 

In the girls match, the Ladycats came away with a 2-1 victory against Jacksonville.

 

Gabby Meyers scored the first goal for the Ladycats on a penalty kick. The Ladycats’ second goal was scored by Lauryn James on a header from a corner sent by Meyers.

 

The Ladycats move to 16-4-1 on the season with the win, and the Wildcats move to 13-6-3 on the season with the loss.

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