Lady Bucks finish 2-2 at Spring Creek tourney

Lady Bucks finish 2-2 at Spring Creek tourney

Lady Bucks finish 2-2 at Spring Creek tourney

The Lowry High School girls soccer team hit the field for the first time this past weekend with four matches at the Spring Creek tournament. 

In addition, the Lady Bucks enter the year with its third different coach in three years.

However, the new coach is a familiar one. Chris Entwistle, returns for his second stint as the Lowry girls soccer coach.

The Lady Bucks split their four matches over the two days, losing 3-1 to Southeast Career Tech on Friday, while bouncing back to beat Moapa Valley 3-2. 

Lowry lost 2-1 to Eldorado on Saturday morning and rounded out the tournament on Saturday with a 4-1 win over Equipo Academy from Las Vegas.

Against Southeast Tech, the Roadrunners grabbed a 1-0 lead at halftime. 

Lowry junior Alia Novi put the Lady Bucks on the board with a goal in the second half, but the Roadrunners added two goals to finish off the win. 

Cleo Fowler had five saves for Lowry.

In the win over Moapa Valley, Lowry scored all three of its goals in the first half to go in front 3-1 at the break. 

Novi, freshman Maite Avalos and senior Vivian Alanis each had goals for the Lady Bucks. Kaitlyn Esquibel and Novi added assist. Fowler had six saves.

Eldorado scored both its goals in the first half and held on from there in the 2-1 win.

Lowry freshman Natalya Guizar cut the Sundevils’ lead in half in the second half, but the Lady Bucks could get no closer. 

Bryce Brinkerhoff assisted on the goal and Fowler had eight saves.

In the tournament finale, Lowry scored three of its four goals in the first half against Equipo Academy. 

The Yeti got on the board in the second half, but the Lady Bucks equaled that goal to win by three goals.

Novi. Avalos, Guizar and Alanis each had goals. Britain Backus and Brinkerhoff each had an assist. Fowler had 10 saves in the contest.

Lowry (2-2) traveled to South Tahoe on Tuesday and results were not available at press time. 

The Lady Bucks hosts Sparks on Wednesday, Sept. 7, for a 3:45 p.m. start and Truckee on Sept. 9, at 3:45 p.m.