As they did last year the Lady Red Hawks opened their season on the pitch with a loss to cross-county rival Dickson County.
However, this season they bounced back Monday night with a solid performance tying McEwen at Creek Wood.
The Lady Warriors struck first scoring on a nice breakaway in the first half that sailed over the head of Chay Lee.
Once again Lee was a bright spot though as she kept McEwen off the board otherwise and allowed her team a chance to walk away with a tie.
The Lady Red Hawks would do just that on a penalty kick goal, scored by junior Ally Caldwell.
Creek Wood held on the rest of the game to secure a tie.
They next took on Hillwood Tuesday night.
According to Head Coach Kaitlin Siddall, it was a very physical affair.
A 4-1 loss for the Lady Red Hawks, the 15 to 5 foul differential in favor of Hillwood was too much for the Lady Red Hawks to overcome.
“The girls didn’t give up though so I’m proud of them for staying into the game,” Coach Siddall told me via text.
She also stated she feels “the girls are getting better as a team…we are just moving forward to the next game.”
Obviously, these are all preseason games and so they have very little bearing on the season as a whole.
Creek Wood will have one more preseason game Thursday night at Nashville Christian at 6 p.m. before preparing to begin the regular season on August 17th at home-facing Lead Academy at 6:30 p.m.