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Mount Vernon’s Chelsea Hayes (19) and Big Walnut’s Shelbie Borchers fight for control of the ball during their game Tuesday at Mount Vernon. Big Walnut scored twice in the first half en route to a 3-0 victory.
Mount Vernon’s Chelsea Hayes (19) and Big Walnut’s Shelbie Borchers fight for control of the ball during their game Tuesday at Mount Vernon. Big Walnut scored twice in the first half en route to a 3-0 victory. (Photo by Fred Main) View Image

By Mount Vernon News
September 19, 2012 10:16 am EDT

 

MOUNT VERNON — When teams are on a winning streak, it seems like everything goes their way — the way the ball bounces, call from the officials, etc. But, when it’s the other way around, teams just can’t seem to get a break.

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Tuesday, the Mount Vernon girls soccer team was looking to get out of its funk and break its four-game losing streak. But, the Jackets weren’t able to get a break when they needed and Big Walnut came away with a 3-0 victory at Yellow Jacket Stadium.

“We started on a good winning streak and after having all these straight loses, our confidence is not that great right now,” said Mount Vernon coach Emanuel Kladias.

Big Walnut opened the scoring on a set play, something that’s been a bit of a problem for the Jackets.

“They scored a goal, unfortunately, from a set play. We were not ready, and it cost us again,” Kladias said.

Even trailing 1-0, the Jackets (4-5) had an opportunity to knot up the game. That’s when the breaks fell the other way and Big Walnut took advantage.

“I think we deserved a penalty kick when we were down 1-0. It would have been a totally different ballgame. They didn’t give it to us and after a minute, they scored a second goal on us. After that, it’s a big gap to cover that score,” Kladias said.

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