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The Rolla Daily News - Rolla, MO
  • RHS girls' soccer clips Waynesville

  • Lady Bulldogs come from behind to post conference win.
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  • Failing to score the game's opening goal for the first time this season, the Rolla High School girls' soccer team had to battle from behind to defeat Waynesville 2-1 Tuesday in Ozark Conference action.
    The Rolla Lady Bulldogs, ranked No. 6 in the current Missouri Class 2 state poll, improves to 11-1 overall and 5-0 in the conference.
    The Waynesville Lady Tigers took a 1-0 lead by halftime, only the second time this season RHS has played from behind.
    However, a pair of goals by junior forward Nicole Howard coupled with a shutout defensive effort over the second half allowed Rolla to come back.
    Both of Howard's goals were assisted by senior Bailey Dent.
    "It's a good win for us," said RHS head coach Mike Howard. "Waynesville defeated us twice last season and had beaten us three times in a row. I was proud of the fact that we didn't panic when we went down 1-0. The girls were very relaxed at halftime, played a good second half and were able to get a victory."
    Waynesville won the junior varsity game 1-0.
    The Lady Bulldogs are scheduled to play another league game on the road today, at Camdenton, starting at 5 p.m.

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