Westerners put an end to NMMI’s postseason hopes with 75-65 victory in play-in game
NMMI Sports Press
The New Mexico Military Institute Colt soccer team fell to Roswell High JV 4-2 in the Coyote Classic played at Celo Grande Park on Friday.
Roswell High scored two goals in the first half of play before NMMI got on the board on a goal by Francisco Vazquez to narrow the gap to 2-1 as the half ended.
Roswell High scored one goal in the second half before NMMI scored their second goal of the match off the boot of Mario Camou to bring the match back to within one as the Colts trailed 3-2.
Roswell High scored one more goal towards the end of regulation to give them the 4-2 victory.
Even though the Colts did not win head NMMI Colt Soccer Coach John Barbour said his team keeps getting better.
Coach Barbour said, “We had some positive play today going to the outside part of the field and scored a couple of goals tonight from the game plan.”
Coach Barbour also commented on improvements for the team going forward.
Coach Barbour said, “We made some errors on the defensive side. We need to make sure we are covering for each other on defense.”
The Colts will play tomorrow at 9:00 AM at Celo Grande Park for their next game in the Coyote Classic.