Cathedral girls win; boys tie

Published 12:00 am Sunday, December 31, 2006


staff reports

RICHLAND &8212; After a scoreless first half, Mary Catherine Wilkerson scored the only goal of the game in the second half to give the Cathedral Lady Green Wave a 1-0 win over the Richland Lady Rangers.

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Wilkerson scored at the 69th minute of the second half from about 18 yards out on a ground kick that went just inside the left goal post. The goal was the first in her career.

This was the second straight game that the Lady Green Wave won 1-0 in as many games.

Cathedral boys 1, Richland 1

RICHLAND &8212; Richland&8217;s Steven Stanley scored a goal early in the second half allowed this game to finish in a tie.

&8220;It was a nice, wide lofting shot from about 30 yards out,&8221; Green Wave head coach Rick Freeman said. &8220;It went just under the crossbar.&8221;

Cathedral (4-3-2) took a 1-0 lead at the 29th minute of the first half on a goal by Eric Hollowell.

&8220;It deflected off a defender and went to Eric, who was about 22 yards from the goal. He put it in the back of the net,&8221; Freeman said.