By; Ray Conner
The Lady Broncs soccer team finally got a chance to play a match.
The weather has played havoc on their schedule to start the season.
Kern Valley entertained Wonderful College Prep Academy (Delano) where the teams battled for the victory. Kern Valley was able to collect the 2-1 win in their first match of the year.
The Lady Broncs took the lead for the first time as they scored in the first half. That would be it as the two squads went into halftime with the 1-0 score.
Kern Valley added another goal in the second half to make it 2-0. The Lady Wolves would get one goal back to put it at 2-1.
It stayed that way the rest of the way and Kern Valley got the victory.
Kern Valley would pepper the Wonderful goalie with 16 shots on goal. Two would find the mark. Olivia Wagner with an assist from Brooke Jeans scored one of the Lady Broncs goals. Kylie Weeden scored an unassisted goal in Kern Valley’s victory.
The Lady Broncs saw two players share goal tending duties in the match. In the first half it was Molly Watson. She would earn five saves in the first half action. Lexi Baker took over in the second half and also got credit for five saves. Baker would allow the one goal for the Lady Wolves.
With one game under their belt, this will be a busy week for the Kern Valley team. According to head coach Paul Armes they will play six matches this week, including competing in the Garces Tournament which starts