Middle School Girls Soccer opens play

Central’s Anna Hester races Williams’ Layla Ayers for the ball. Photo by Les High.

Four matches were on Thursday’s schedule. One was played. Central defeated Williams Township 7-1. Mykelliona Shipman scored thrice and Emma Hooks twice of the Hornets. Victoria Godwin converted a penalty kick for the Williams score. Central has yet to lose a match since the implementation of middle school soccer at the school.

Acme-Delco at Chadbourn, Evergreen at Hallsboro and Cerro Gordo at Tabor City were all postponed. Nakina had a bye.

Monday’s schedule has Hallsboro at Cerro Gordo, Tabor City at Nakina and Chadbourn at Central. Acme-Delco at Williams has been rescheduled for October 3. Evergreen has a bye.