|Cougar Soccer Team Defeats Atoka|
|03/12/20 - |
The Ada High School boys soccer team rebounded from a 4-0 loss to Weatherford to defeat Atoka by an identical 4-0 count Tuesday night at home.
Ada improved to 2-1 on the year, while Atoka dropped to 0-2.
Phillip Jones got Ada on the scoreboard first when his long-range free kick found the net. Ada led 1-0 at the break.
Shortly into the second half, Taylor Byrd received a penalty kick after being fouled in the 18-yard box. He put a nice shot in the back of the net to put Ada on top 2-0.
Sophomore Jonah Ascension scored the Cougars’ final two goals.
“I am proud of the effort these kids continue to have. This group of kids have to work hard for everything they get, but they are very willing. They have great attitudes and are a fun group to coach,” said Ada head coach Cole Jones.
The Cougars are back in action at 7:30 tonight at Ardmore.
|Byrd Leads Cougars Over Noble|
|03/06/20 - |
The Ada High boys soccer team got a huge game from Taylor Byrd and rallied from a two-goal deficit to knock off Noble 4-3 in their season opener Tuesday night at home.
One minute into the second half, Noble was awarded a penalty kick and the ball found its mark to put the visiting Bears on top 4-1.
Then Byrd happened.
The Ada junior scored two quick goals to knot the score at 3-3. Then, with just under three minutes left, Byrd struck again. He knocked in a goal from the side of the 18-yard box for the hat trick and secured Ada’s 4-3 victory.
“The boys fought back hard and battled through a ton of adversity and showed their grit,” said Ada head coach Cole Jones.
|Cougars Shut Out Centennial|
|04/17/19 - |
Senior Jagger Pedigo’s hat trick vaulted the Ada High School boys soccer team to a 7-0 home rout of Oklahoma Centennial on Thursday night.
Besides Pedigo’s three goals, Gavin Owens tallied two while Joseph Feezel and Salvador Vallin had one apiece.
“We played hard and started to put away all of the chances we got,” said Ada head coach Cole Jones. “Landen Underwood stepped up in the midfield which helped us with several (scoring) chances. I’m proud of how these kids keep coming to practice, wanting to get better.”
The next action for the Cougars will be at 7 p.m. Monday at home against Community Christian School for Senior Night.
|Ada Boys Bounce Harrah|
|04/04/19 - |
Taylor Byrd tallied two goals as the Ada Cougars rolled to a 3-1 home soccer victory over the visiting Harrah Panthers Tuesday night in a district clash.
One of Byrd’s goals came off an assist via a long punt from goalkeeper Hunter Wilson. The third Ada goal was an own-goal by Harrah, thanks to intense pressure from the Cougars at the top.
“Overall, I’m very pleased with how this team had grown from game to game,” said Ada boys head coach Cole Jones. “They come to practice every day looking to get better and do big things.”
The lone Harrah goal came off a penalty kick.
“The defensive line played well again, only allowing a goal from a penalty kick,” Jones said. “Hunter Wilson had some very acrobatic saves and also saved a penalty kick in the game.”
|03/14/19 - |
wo goals by Isaac Cruz led to a 2-all tie in regulation, as Ada converted four penalty kicks in the overtime tiebreaker and the Cougars rolled to a victory on the road Monday night to improve to 4-0 on the young season.
Cruz scored off a free kick and later boomed in a shot from about 20 yards out to record the two goals in regulation for Ada.
“It was a hard-fought match. The game was played very rough, and I’m proud of how well we handled it,” said Ada head coach Cole Jones. “Coleman Prince, once again, showed how tough he was at being a leader with his great play.”
At the end of regulation, the teams went directly to penalty kicks as Landon Underwood, Cruz, Salvador Vallin and Tyde Thomsen each converted for the Cougars.
Jones also heaped praise on Ada senior Hunter Wilson for his play in the net.
“Hunter Wilson was a dominant goalkeeper with several amazing saves,” he said. “He stood tall in the net and helped us to another win.”
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