• Bill Caine, Woodford Sun Sports Editor

Jackets lose 4-1 to LCA


WCHS SENIOR JOSH CROMWELL sends a header upfield during the Jackets’ loss at Tates Creek Sept. 20. (Photo by Bill Caine) More photos p.21

The Woodford County High School boys' soccer team lost 4-1 to Lexington Christian Academy Sept. 22. The Eagles were led by sophomore Tacobi Nsimpasi, who scored a pair of goals The Jackets have scored only one goal in their last two games. "The effort was not the best," said WCHS Coach Fonyam Atanga. "It's really unfortunate that the players showed up utterly unfocused for the game and the result was giving up two goals in the first eight minutes. That one is all on me. I didn't get them ready. I will make sure moving forward that never happens again. They will be ready to play every single game we play for the rest of the season." The Jackets lost 2-0 at Tates Creek High School Thursday, Sept. 20. The Commodores scored one goal in each half and kept the Jackets from getting clean looks at the net for much of the game. The Commodores scored late in the first half to take a 1-0 lead. TCHS junior Spencer Waldrop scored off a deflection in front of the net. In the second half, The Commodores added to their lead with a beautiful goal by senior Iori Leguizamo. The Jackets began to create chances late in the second half but were off the mark. "When we play against really good teams, we really look our age," said Atanga. "With that said, the kids played hard tonight. It's just that we look inexperienced because our team is so young. We will keep working and trying to improve going forward."

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