Col. City soccer drops 3-0 conference game
Columbia Cityâ€™s Evan Gates (16) kicks the ball out from under Bellmontâ€™s Nevin Miller Thursday in the Eaglesâ€™ 3-0 loss to their Northeast Hoosier Conference foe. Post & Mail photo / Nicole Ott
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Running a hard trap was enough to give Columbia Cityâ€™s boys soccer team headaches Thursday.
Visiting Bellmont downed the Eagles 3-0 in the opening Northeast Hoosier Conference match for Columbia City. The Eagles are now 2-2 on the year and 0-1 in the NHC.
Eagle Boys Head Soccer Coach Matt Malless said Bellmont took advantage of its scheme, which he thought his team could handle.
â€śThey came out in a style we thought we could exploit,â€ť he said. â€śWe have had success before against the hard trap, and they pushed it all night.â€ť
Malless credited the Braves for sticking to their scheme.
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