FRESNO — After suffering a narrow 1-0 home loss to the defending Div. IV champion Liberty-Madera Ranchos in its previous game, the Madera South girls soccer team had to turn around and face its fifth Div. I opponent from the tough Tri-River Athletic Conference (TRAC).
On an icy Wednesday night at Tice Park, located across the street from the Clovis West campus, the Stallions (3-6) allowed a seasonhigh three goals in a 3-1 road loss to the Golden Eagles.
“Tonight was our worst defensive game,” Stallion head coach Patrick Evans said. “However, even good defenses will have an off-night but it wasn’t for lack of effort. They (Golden Eagles) had speed and were technical. They connected better than ourselves in the passing game but despite two tactical breakdowns defensively, we played hard against a very good team.”
Before facing the Golden Eagles, the most goals the Stallions had allowed in one game was two in losses to TRAC teams Clovis, Central-Fresno and Clovis North...