The Smith-Cotton Lady Tigers had their sights set on St. Pius X, as the teams shared the 2016 West Central Conference girls soccer crown.

Randy Kirby
Randy Kirby

However, the Warriors got out to an early lead and controlled the ball in the second half in posting a 5-1 win Tuesday afternoon at Tiger Stadium.

The Warriors scored first, but S-C's Elizabeth Matz responded with a goal a few minutes later to make the score 1-1. St. Pius sent home scores on two corner kicks to make the halftime score 3-1.

The Lady Tigers (4-2, 2-1 WCC) play Thursday at Clinton.

In the JV game played afterwards, Harlie West scored the lone goal to give S-C a 1-0 win in a game shortened by lightning. The Lady Tigers JV squad is now 8-0.

And on Monday, the Smith-Cotton Lady Tigers soccer team defeated Bishop O'Hara, 5-1, at Tiger Stadium.

The Lady Tigers' goals were scored by Elizabeth Matz (2), Marilyn Ream (2), and Jessica Coble. Assists by Bri Pollitt, Tay Williams and Marta Treuner.

S-C JV won 8-0. Goals by Gracie Mahalovich, Harlie West (2), Emmalee Smoot (2), Morgan Mateja (2), and Maria Aonzo. Assists by Mahalovich (2), Nataliya Stadnik, and Aonzo. (Info courtesy Sedalia School District 200)

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