MT girls soccer falls to Circleville, 5-2

By Chris Hoppes -

The Miami Trace Lady Panthers soccer team played its final regular season game Tuesday, Oct. 13 at home against Circleville.

All six seniors — Reagan Barton, Magarah Bloom, Siara Eggleton, Addy Little, Kaylie Lott, and Hailee Schirm — started on the field for Miami Trace.

Miami Trace started off the game strong and controlled the field well in the first half, unfortunately Circleville was able to slip behind the defense to get the lead 1-0 at halftime.

In the second half, Circleville took control of the game quickly scoring three goals to put them up, 4-0.

The Lady Panthers answered with two goals to cut the deficit in half, 4-2.

The first Panther goal was scored by Kaylie Lott at the 18:06 mark.

Magarah Bloom scored the second goal, assisted by Reagan Barton, at the 5:48 mark.

Circleville scored one more after that from a breakaway to set the final score at 5-2.

Keeley Rameriz had 11 saves in the goal and Jyllian Skaggs had three saves in the goal for Miami Trace.

“I’m proud of our girls’ efforts tonight,” Miami Trace head coach Caitlin Francis said. “They worked hard every second on the field, led by our seniors, as they played their last game in our stadium.”

Miami Trace ends the 2020 regular season with a record of 2-14 overall and 2-8 in the Frontier Athletic Conference.

Miami Trace (No. 13 seed) travels to Warren next Tuesday at 5 p.m. for the first round of Sectional play. At the drawing, Warren received a No. 4 seed, with a record of 7-1-4.

By Chris Hoppes