The longtime border battle rivalry between Caldwell and Lyon girls soccer ensued Thursday night with the Lady Lyons winning 2-1.
Caldwell County’s Reagan Hodge broke through the net first just eight minutes into the game.
Lyon goalkeeper Maddie Russell blocked a shot from Caldwell’s Kendall Boyd but wasn’t able to hold onto it.
Hodge followed up and stuck the ball deep into the right corner.
Caldwell led 1-0 for most of the first half. With 5:53 left before the halftime break, Anna White scored on a pass from Alice Smith to tie the game 1-1.
After nearly 60 minutes and double digit shot attempts, Rose Smith hit the game-winning shot on a pass from the Alice Smith.
Rose Smith managed to hit just high and outside of Caldwell keeper Rachel McClung’s reach for the 2-1 victory.
McClung and Russell were both busy fending off attempts.
The Lady Tigers outshot the Lady Lyons 18-15 with McClung racking up eight saves and Russell collecting 18.