NHS girls win opener

HUXLEY — Newton’s Cardinal girls opened the 2014 soccer season on the road Thursday, beating Ballard 3-1.

The Cardinals went into the game as the preseason’s No. 13th ranked team in Class 2A. No details on the game were availabe at press time.

Newton (1-0) travels to Southeast Polk Saturday for a tournament. The Cardinals play PCM at 10 a.m.