Nixa beat Marshfield 4-2 Monday night to even their record at 4-4. The Eagles got off to a sluggish start again and Marshfield capitalized off of a set play about mid way through the half for a 1-0 lead. The Eagles would come roaring back with three goals of their own in a span of about 15 minutes. Kaleb Romero opened the scoring with assists going to KhaiUyen Huynh and Corey Cann. Huynh tallied the second goal with Romero getting the assist. Chandler Hale scored the final goal of the half for the Eagles off of a Romero pass. The Blue Jays weren’t done though and off of another set play and with Nixa missing a few clearing opportunities the jays found the net right before the half. The Eagles did a nice job finding the open man and their passing and moving off the ball is looking better. The Eagles dictated play most of the game but Marshfield was very dangerous on the counterattack. Marshfield had a couple of good looks on the goal in the second half but didn’t convert. The Eagle defense is looking more confident with every game and did a nice job holding the Jays at bay in the second half. The Eagles would get the final goal with under 10 minutes to play when Huynh found Hale on a nice cross. It was Hale’s first goals of the year and we are looking forward to many more.
The JV continued its winning ways with a 3-0 win over Marshfield to up their record to 3-2. Mason Young scored the first goal for a 1-0 lead at the half. John Davis got both 2nd half goals and Nathan Massey and Mason Young shared the shutout.
The teams travel to Webb City on thursday which is their next conference game. The varsity is 0-1 in conference play so it is a big game for the team.