ECCC Soccer Squads Fall to Holmes, JCJC
October 9, 2012
East Central Community College’s soccer squads dropped decisions to Holmes Community College Friday, Oct. 5 and fell to Jones County Junior College squads Sunday, Oct 7.
In the matchups with Holmes, the Soccer Warriors were edged 2-1 in overtime and the Lady Warriors also fell by a 2-1 margin in MACJC North Division competition held in Ridgeland.
Sophomore forward/midfielder McGee Ledbetter of Columbus scored the Warriors’ lone goal. Ledbetter is a product of Heritage Academy. Freshman forward Clint McGraw of Tupelo Christian was credited with a scoring assist.
Holmes scored on penalty kicks from Jonathan Brown.
Freshman midfielder McKenzie Britt of Florence scored for the Lady Warriors and received a scoring assist from sophomore forward Kelsey Tadlock of Newton County.
Against JCJC, the Warriors were clipped by a 2-1 margin and the Lady Warriors were blanked 7-0. Ledbetter scored for EC. McGraw was credited with a scoring assist.
The Soccer Warriors are now 7-5-3 overall and 2-2-1 in league play.
EC’s women are 2-12 and 1-4.
Next up are division battles at Itawamba Community College scheduled Wednesday, Oct. 10. Game times are 5 and 7 p.m. in Tupelo.
The home finale is set for Friday, Oct. 12 with Hinds Community College. Game times are 2 and 4 p.m. on the EC pitch.
Kenneth Thompson serves as ECCC soccer coach.