The Lady Wildcats played a very aggressive and intense game against the Oldenburg Twisters but came up one goal short to secure a tie or win. This was the most successful match up between Oldenburg and Franklin County in recent history. The overall record for the Lady wildcats stands at 8-6-1.
Oldenburg took the lead 1-0 but Franklin County kept the pressure and pace. A foul was called in the box giving Oldenburg a PK attempt but Karlie Hahn came up big for the save to keep the Wildcats in the game.
Jordan Nichols found Senior Adrienne Bundy on a well placed cross who buried the ball from the back door shot. It was a career topping highlight for Bundy as she finished her home career on the Wildcats Pitch.
The Senior mid-fielders Jaime Stortz and Brylee Pace were dynamic yet controlled and make quite a few excellent attempts to put the Wildcats on top. Kylee Gibson and Maegan Pearson were composed and played great possession soccer in the center of the field as well.
Laura Edwards, Claudia Mauntel, Adrienne Bundy, Taylee Conrad, Senior Grayce Knapp, Regan Barker and Kaitlyn Brunemann had an exceptionally difficult game but the Franklin County defensive line held together to frustrate the Oldenburg attack.
Senior Grace Noble had three excellent breakaway chances to score and wad a threat the entire game. The final play of the game was a cross by Senior Page Hall to Grace Noble that could have been the equalizer but the shot went just wide.
The Seniors had a celebration after the game during which the families, friends and teammates shared stories and memories. Gifts were given to all seven seniors including a donation to each senior from the Joe Gruber Memorial Fund.
The Seniors who played their last home game are : Adrienne Bundy, Brylee Pace, Grace Noble, Grayce Knapp, Jaime Stortz, Karlie Hahn and Paige Hall.
The Wildcats take on conference rival Connorville tonight away and then will play sectionals vs. South Dearborn next Thursday at 5 pm at Lawrenceburg HS.