Trinity girls soccer falls to Jennings County 5-1

The Trinity Lutheran girls soccer team hosted nearby Jennings County over Labor Day weekend.

The Cougars dropped the matchup with the Panthers, losing 5-1.

The team also was without head coach Thom Hayes. Assistant coach Emilee Lang filled in for Hayes against Jennings County.

She spoke about the outcome against Jennings County.

“Our girls played a hard-fought game against Jennings County,” Lang said. “We may have lost, but our team has definitely improved since the beginning of the season.”

Lang is impressed with the growth of the girls, especially on defense.

“Our performance has shown significant improvement throughout the season, especially on the defensive side of the ball,” she said.

The lone goal for the Cougars came from Kaydence Miller, who connected on a free kick for Trinity Lutheran in the second half on Saturday.

Layla Jones, Bailey Reimer and Miller all had shots on the goal but could only convert the one in the game.

Dianna Munoz fought against the Panthers offense during the entirety of the game in the Cougars goal. She grbbed 12 saves for Trinity in the loss.

“The girls had great teamwork and determination throughout the entire game,” Lang said. “Our seniors, Dianna and Kaydence, are becoming great leaders for us on the field.”

Lang continued to speak on some of the positives for the Cougars.

“The goal Kaydence provided us in the second half gave us a lot of momentum,” she said. “I am very proud of the girls and the improvements they have made during the season. I’m excited to continue to watch them grow as players and young adults.”

Trinity now prepares to host Corydon Central on Saturday at the soccer field. The game is expected to start at 11:30 a.m.

Trinity will prepare for the second-straight Saturday in which they will face a Panthers team. Corydon Central currently sits at 4-0 on the season and has yet to give up a goal.

After the game Saturday, Trinity will travel to Scottsburg on Monday for a match at 6 p.m.