The Lady Wave gets set for defensive stop (L-R) Josie Madden, Lilly Lowe, Sami Friens, Maddie Cook and Jada Lyons. (Gaylen Blosser photo)

Lady Wave struggles with Fairborn

Greenville Lady Wave soccer team falls to Lady Skyhawks in MVL match

GREENVILLE – The Lady Wave varsity soccer team and the visiting Fairborn Lady Skyhawks hooked up in a spirited match Wednesday night at Greenville’s Harmon Field with Fairborn scoring 3-goals late in the game to earn a 5-1 win.

“Hard fought game,” said Greenville coach, Dave Ernst. “My girls kept their cool. Sometimes when physical games get out of hand – that’s a shame because it’s a beautiful sport. It’s a meant to be played with contact but yet not aggressive contact.”

Fairborn took a 2-1 lead at the halftime break with Greenville’s Jayda Lyons finding the net off a corner kick for the home team’s lone goal of the night.

The opening 26:20 of second half play proved to be a defensive battle for both teams only to have the Lady Skyhawks score at 13:40, 3:14 and 1:17 to earn the 4-point MVL win.

“We haven’t had full strength in practicing for a while with the Great Darke County Fair,” Coach Ernst said. “We’re hoping to get back in the mix and get back to where we need to. We’ll get there.”

Joslyn Crist makes a play for the Lady Wave in soccer match with Fairborn. (Gaylen Blosser photo)
Greenville's Kelly Combs moves the ball for the Lady Wave in MVL matchup with Fairborn. (Gaylen Blosser photo)
Mckenzie Pressnall battles for control in soccer match with Lady Skyhawks. (Gaylen Blosser photo)
Josie Madden advances the ball for Greenville in home MVL soccer match with Fairborn. (Gaylen Blosser photo)
Sami Friens works for control in MVL soccer match with the Lady Skyhawks. (Gaylen Blosser photo)
Darke County Now Editor Gaylen Blosser

Gaylen Blosser / Publisher

Gaylen Blosser is a sports enthusiast and has covered high school sports for nearly 20 years in Southwest Ohio. Gaylen has been a media sportswriter while most recently serving as Sports Editor for the local newspaper and will now serve as editor of Darke County Now while continuing to cover athletics. Gaylen is an accomplished photographer who has captured thousands of athletes in action over the years and is the recipient of the OHSAA Friends of Athletes Award and OHSAA Respect the Game State Award. Contact Darke County Now Editor Gaylen Blosser at gblosser@darkecountynow.com or 937-459-9547.

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