When a soccer team suffers a one-goal loss, the coach on the losing side can usually look back at the game and point to missed opportunities.
In the Madera South boys soccer team’s 1-0 loss to San Joaquin Memorial in Memorial Stadium on Tuesday, Stallion head coach Cristino Armiento knew his team had its chances to win.
“We had several opportunities but without scoring any goals the best we can do is tie the game,” Armiento said. “That’s the frustrating part that. We can play a decent game, but mistakes in the front and back cost us goals.”
The Panthers scored the game’s lone goal in the first half to put Madera South in comeback mode — a position that Armiento’s team has been in too often this season...