May 18, 2022

Second-half goal propels Pella Christian past Newton girls soccer team

Cardinals’ offensive struggles continue in 1-0 loss to Eagles

PELLA — Joslyn Terpstra broke a scoreless draw with a goal in the second half and Pella Christian’s girls soccer team knocked off Newton 1-0 on Tuesday.

The Eagles snapped a two-game losing skid with the shutout victory in Little Hawkeye Conference play.

Pella Christian improved to 2-3 in conference play and Newton dropped to 2-3 in league matches.

Sarah Gritters tallied the Eagles’ assist and Lydia Zylstra registered six saves.

The Cardinals (7-4) have lost three straight and all three have come by shutout. Pella Christian (4-5) was shut out of its previous two matches.