Cowgirls looking to steal win against Marauders


Mari Pletta

Coppell senior forward Alyssa Roemer chases down a pass against Irving MacArthur on Jan. 24 at Buddy Echols Field. The Cowgirls host Flower Mound Marcus on Tuesday.

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Tomorrow at 7:30 p.m. at Buddy Echols Field, the Coppell girls soccer team plays Flower Mound Marcus in its third District 6-6A match. The Cowgirls are coming off a shutout win over Lewisville on Friday, so they have momentum heading into this match.

However, regardless of momentum, the Cowgirls are facing tough district competition this year.

“The top four schools in our district are better than they were last year,” Coppell coach Ryan Dunlevy said. “Even the other schools in the district are incredibly tough. There is no team that we can just show up and assume that we’re going to win.”

This competition was exemplified on Tuesday when the Cowgirls tied Lewisville Hebron, 1-1. The Hawks are a top 50 team in the country, according to Dunlevy.

Nonetheless, Coppell is set to be a contender against teams such as Hebron. This can be seen in its 8-0-1 overall record and its 2-0-1 District 6-6A record.

Going into tomorrow’s match, the team recognizes there is still work to do coming out of the previous two matches.

“We got away from what we do a little bit,” Dunlevy said. “We’ve been focused on getting reoriented on what we do.”

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