The Joshua Lady Owls needed extra time and then penalty kicks to determine their Class 5A area playoff match against Wichita Falls Rider. And in PKs, the Lady Owls prevailed to keep their season alive.
The two teams ended regulation tied at 2-2.
Joshua’s two regulation goals came on a Caitlyn Rohleder penalty kick to tie it at 1-1, and then Rohleder later scored on a free kick to tie it at 2-2 with 5 minutes remaining.
The Lady Owls will face Grapevine in the Class 5A sectional round of playoffs.
Lady Spartans fall to Grapevine, 2-0
The Burleson Centennial Lady Spartans’ season came to an end Thursday with a 2-0 loss to No. 10 Grapevine in the Class 5A area playoffs.
After a scoreless first half, Grapevine (20-2-1) took a 1-0 lead on a goal from Jordan Slim in the 53rd minute.
The Lady Spartans couldn’t find the equalizer over the next 20 minutes, and Grapevine managed to put the game away in the final 3 minutes with a goal from Ellen Coburn for a late 2-0 lead.
“It was a great game and a great season,” Centennial Coach Kara Cuellar said. “We hung with one of the best teams in the state for 80 minutes.”
Centennial, which finished third in District 8-5A, finished the season with a 14-9-0 overall record.