Durant soccer teams suffer Senior Night loss

Randy Bruce rbruce@civitasmedia.com

April 23, 2014

DURANT — The Durant Lions hosted Cascia Hall on what turned out to be a Senior Night-mare. The Lady Lions fell 11-1 and the boys were edged 3-0 to mark the last game of the regular for the soccer teams.

The Lady Lions ended the season with a 7-6 record and finished 2-5 in district play. As of April 21 the OSSAA had the Lady Lions ranked at No. 13. While the boys ended the season with a 5-8 record.

The Lady Lions faced a high powered offense in Cascia Hall on Tuesday night. Lady Lions offense was inept against Cascia defense and their defense broke down.

Cascia Hall scored early and often.

In the first half, the Lady Lions found it difficult to generate offense as they were held to only five shots-on-goal as the Cascia Hall pelted the goal with 15 shots that produced six goals. The Lady Lions trailed 6-0 at halftime.

Cascia Hall continued to flex it’s muscle in the second half and scored five more goals to get a runway win, 11-1. Jatelyn Wallace got the Lady Lions lone goal in the second half.

The Durant boys hung tough against No. 5 Cascia Hall in the first half, though the Lions were out shot 10-3. But the Durant’s defense broke down as Cascia Hall scored a goal at the 6:32 mark and led 1-0 at halftime.

In the second half, Cascia Hall put up two more goals at the 31:02 and 13:34 mark as they blanked the Lions and went on to win 3-0.

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