After a tough start to the season, which included some close losses, the Oakwood Christian Academy High School soccer team finally put it together on Thursday night.
The Oakwood Christian Academy High School soccer team fell to 0-7 after a 2-0 home loss to the CAYA junior varsity squad on Tuesday.
A first-half penalty kick proved to be the difference on Thursday night as the Oakwood Christian Academy Eagles lost to 1-0 heartbreaker against Apostolic School of Maryville near Knoxville, Tenn.
It was tough Tuesday afternoon for the Oakwood Christian Academy high school soccer Eagles, who returned home from Collegedale, sporting a 10-0 defeat at the hands of a solid and experience CAYA squad.
With her team up one set, but in danger of seeing visiting Rhea County Academy tie things up in the second set, Oakwood Christian Academy volleyball coach Bailey Teem called time-out and gave her team a piece of advice - "just have fun".
In the brief history of Oakwood Christian Academy high school soccer, the Eagles had never found the net against their Southern Christian Athletic Association rivals from Rhea County (Tenn.) Academy.
Austin Greco scored the first goal of the season for the Oakwood Christian Eagles on Thursday, but it wasn't enough as the Navy-and-Gold suffered a 3-1 defeat by the CAYA junior varsity squad in a match in Collegedale.
The Oakwood Christian Eagles soccer team fell to 0-2 on the young season with an 11-0 loss to Georgia Cumberland Academy in Calhoun on Tuesday night.
The Oakwood Christian Academy Eagles welcomed Southern Christian Athletic Association foe Rhea County (Tenn.) Academy to Chickamauga for their 2016 high school soccer season opener on Monday.
For the past five years, Oakwood Christian Academy has been one of the dominant volleyball programs in the Southern Christian Athletic Association (SCAA) with three consecutive leagues titles from 2011-2013 and runner-up finishes the past two seasons, including last year's 19-2 campaign.