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Callaway soccer teams fall short

By KEVIN ECKLEBERRY

Daily News

Callaway High’s soccer teams came out on the short end against visiting Mount Paran on Friday night.

In the girls’ game, a strong Mount Paran squad took control early and rolled to a 9-0 victory.

In the boys’ game, Callaway got a goal with more than 31 minutes remaining to get within one, but Mount Paran netted the final two goals to win 4-1.

Mount Paran led 1-0 at the half, and it scored six minutes into the second half to go up 2-0.

A little more than two minutes later, the Cavaliers’ deficit was cut in half when Joe Neese scored on a break-away goal with 31:38 remaining.

It remained a 2-1 game until until Mount Paran made a penalty kick with 24:05 remaining.

Mount Paran capped the scoring with a goal with 8:35 to play.

Callaway’s teams will be on the road for a pair of Region 5-AA games next week.

Callaway plays Spencer on Tuesday, and Jordan on Friday.

Callaway’s teams are home again on March 18 against Lamar County.

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