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August 27, 2013

MCC soccer splits opening trip

—     The 2013 Meridian Community College soccer season kicked off this past Friday with a road doubleheader at Holmes Community College and the Eaglesreturned home with a road split to begin the season. The MCC Lady Eagles were able to preserve a 1-0 victory over Holmes, while the MCC men dropped a 2-1 decision to HCC to begin the 2013 campaign.

    Former Meridian High standout MeMe Huff scored the lone goal in the

contest for the Lady Eagles which occurred in first half of action.

    The MCC women will return to action Wednesday on the road to face Itawamba

Community College at 2 p.m.

    The MCC men fell behind 1-0 in the opening three minutes of its match against Holmes, but would battle back to tie the game at 1-1 thanks to a goal by Lyle Daughtery moments later in the

half.

    Holmes would eventually score the winning goal in the final minutes

of the game to grab the one-goal victory over the MCC men.

    The Eagles will return to action Wednesday afternoon with a road match

against Itawamba at 4 p.m.

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