The inaugural Women’s Premier Soccer League (WPSL) campaign of St. Louis Lions WPSL continues at home this weekend and the squad aims to keep a current point-streak intact.
The locals host KC Courage Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Tony Glavin Soccer Complex (2 Woodlands Parkway, Cottleville, MO).
St. Louis (1-1-3) collected a point in their fourth straight match with Sunday’s 2-2 draw with KC Athletics Pride in a WPSL Heartland Conference nail biter at the local pitch.
The Lions grabbed a 2-1 lead in the 81st minute with midfielder Cristina Rodriguez’s first goal of the season. The Pride, who currently sits in second place in the Heartland hierarchy, scored the equalizer five minutes later.
The draw added one point to the Lions’ current collection of six after five matches played, which places them third in the division.
Earlier in the game, midfielder Maddie Pokorny scored her team-tying second goal of the season.
Other projected midfielders for this weekend’s match are Allison Verville, who also has recorded a pair of goals this season, as well as Courtney Reimer, Casey Wood and Dani Pearce. Forwards Mackenzie Rief and Lexy Pommer are also projected to log lengthy minutes.
Defenders Madison Schmied, Bella Palazzolo, Alli Klug and Brittany Steiger and goalie Olivia Silvermann will to put the lockdown on the visitors.
KC Courage (0-3-1) was handed a 4-0 loss last Saturday by Des Moines Menace and dropped to last place in the five-team Heartland Conference. Their top performance this season was Week 2 match against St. Louis, where the Courage scored a goal late that resulted in a 1-1 draw.
A “W” and three points is the missive for the Lions this Sunday. Tickets are $10 apiece for adults and $5 for children ages 6-18.
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Arch City Media will be in attendance at Sunday’s game and will have a full report Sunday night.