The Lincolnton girls, who are currently 3-1 and in a second place tie in the South Fork Conference, will hope to earn a share of the top spot in the league when they host unbeaten (4-0) Lake Norman Charter at 5 PM Monday.
First year coach Brad Bagan, who coaches both the Wolves boys and girls teams, is trying to build his program and sow the seeds for making soccer more popular in Lincolnton. Bagan told us he's like to see a good crowd for Monday's match, even though his team is the underdog.
All Lincoln County Recreation players can get in free by wearing their County Recreation jerseys, Lincolnton Middle School players on both the girls and boys teams will also be admitted free if they wear their middle school jerseys. Anyone under age18 must be accompanies by an parent or adult legal guardian.
The only team to beat the Lincolnton girls so far this season, the East Lincoln Mustangs, will play at Maiden Monday at 5:30. Both East and Maiden are 3-1.
The North Lincoln girls will play at Newton-Conover at 4:30 Monday. The West Lincoln girls will be hoping for their first win when they visit Bandys at 5:30.
East Lincoln and West Lincoln are tied for the top spot in the South Fork Conference in softball. West will play Monday 6 PM at Maiden. East, 10-0 winners over Lincolnton on Thursday (March 25th), will play at North Lincoln Tuesday at 6 PM. North beat Lake Norman Charter 12-0 on Wednesday of last week in their last game. Lincolnton will play at Bandys Tuesday, then host the Trojans Wednesday.
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