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Marble Falls boys soccer falls to Fredericksburg; girls beat Liberty Hill in scrimmage

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF

FREDERICKSBURG — The Marble Falls High School boys soccer team lost 4-2 to Fredericksburg on Jan. 31.

The Mustangs (9-3-1) trailed 3-0 at the half.

“(We) played (a) terrible first half,” Marble Falls head coach Rick Hoover said. “We were flat (and) looked very slow in (the) first half.”

So Hoover outlined the players’ options during the break.

“They had two choices: Lay down and let this continue or step up and play like we know how,” he said. “(I’m) very proud of (the) second half.”

Marble Falls had five shots either hit the post or missing by inches, Hoover said.

“We had them on the ropes but just couldn’t get the ball in back of the net,” he said. “(The) big positive is that we refused to quit, even when we were down 3-0.”

jfierro@thepicayune.com

ON OFFENSE: goals – Erik Salgado and Jesse Arreguin

RECORDS: Marble Falls is 9-3-1.

UP NEXT: 7 p.m. Feb. 7, Marble Falls vs. Leander Vandegrift at Mustang Stadium, 2101 Mustang Drive in Marble Falls

 

Marble Falls girls 3, Liberty Hill 0 (scrimmage)

 

LIBERTY HILL — The Marble Falls High School girls soccer team outscored Liberty Hill 3-0 in a scrimmage Jan. 31.

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME: Britney Deering

ON OFFENSE: goals – Deering 2, Macy Hoover; assists – Skyler Noack and Hoover

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE GAME: Karina Palacio. Shelbi Wyatt “had another good defensive game,” Marble Falls head coach Trey Young said.

QUOTABLE: “Good win versus a very physical and aggressive team,” Young said.

RECORDS: Marble Falls is 6-0-5 overall.

UP NEXT: 7 p.m. Feb. 7, Marble Falls at Leander Vandegrift, 9700 McNeil Drive in Austin