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Mustangs drop close contest to 6A Oak Grove
December 17, 2012West Jones Jr Sr High School
Mustang Field—The West Jones Mustangs dropped their first official match of the 2012-13 season as visiting 6A Oak Grove upended the home side 3-2.
The Mustangs gave up the game’s first goal in the first few minutes, but rallied to tie the match in the 28th minute.
Junior Omar Garcia tied the match with a near post shot off a pass from sophomore forward Kyle Estess.
In the 38th minute, Estess played a ball far post and sophomore forward Blake Anderson headed the ball home giving West a 2-1 halftime lead.
In the second half, Oak Grove would score twice to retake the lead at 3-2.
In the game’s final seconds, senior midfielder Evan Buckley would be fouled just outside of the penalty area. His free kick was blocked by the Warrior wall and West dropped to 3-1 on the young season.
Next up for the Mustangs is a match with defending 1-2-3A state champions Sacred Heart.