Despite battling the whole contest, the Tullahoma High School girls soccer team couldn’t net a district win at home, as a pair of first-half scores allowed Page to score a 2-0 win on Thursday night.
Madi Davis broke into the scoring column first for the Lady Patriots, connecting with a goal with 14:09 remaining in the first half. Thirteen minutes later, Kayla Pack added the final score for Page, giving her team a 2-0 advantage.
Prior to Thursday’s matchup, Tullahoma (5-2, 1-1) was coming off of a 4-2 nondistrict win at Shelbyville on Tuesday night. Kaylee Stacy netted two goals for the Lady Wildcats in that victory.
Julia Duncan and Amy Johnson each added a goal of their own. Meredith Fogle had a pair of assists for Tullahoma, while Lila Saunders had one of her own in the victory.
On Thursday night, the Lady Wildcats had their opportunities to score in the first half, but they just couldn’t convert. Tullahoma finished the opening period with seven total shot attempts, three of which were on frame.
Page also had seven shot attempts, but made the most of its opportunities. After being held scoreless, Davis got Page on the board first after gaining possession on the right side of the field. Davis fired off a deep shot that landed in the back left corner of the goal, giving her team a 1-0 advantage with 14:09 left in the first half.
Pack added the Lady Patriots’ second goal of the game on a similar play just before halftime. Pack received the ball on the right side of the field, and fired off a deep shot that found the bottom left corner of the goal, putting Page up 2-0 with 1:09 remaining in the opening period.
The second half saw both teams have limited shot opportunities. Tullahoma totaled just five shots in the second half, with only two of those landing on target. Page had just three chances, none of which were on frame.
Following Thursday’s matchup, Tullahoma will continue district play on Tuesday when it hosts Spring Hill. Kickoff of the varsity game is scheduled for 7 p.m. with the junior varsity game taking place at 7 p.m.