Memorable goal is highlight for ML's long soccer season
Laird’s free kick results in lone Cardinals’ goal in winless season
One goal does not a season make.
Unless, however, that score comes in the final game of the season against the top team in the league and is the team’s first – and only – goal of the season.
That’s why junior Jessica Laird will likely tell her kids about the day her 25-yard free kick in the 45th minute ended a season of frustration for her soccer team that lost the game to Lakeside 9-1 and finished the year winless in eight games in the Northeast A League and 0-12 overall.
“Yeah, that was one of our highlights, they were pretty happy about that,” Cardinals’ head coach Zane Hig...