Florida High School Soccer - Palmetto Ridge nudges Gulf CoastNovember 17, 2009: Naples, FL 34119
Palmetto Ridge Bears (Naples, FL) fans were in high spirits Tuesday as they witnessed their soccer team get by the host Gulf Coast Sharks (Naples, FL), 2-1 in a non-league challenge.
Next, the Bears battle the Golden Gate Titans (Naples, FL) in a 4A District 12 challenge, on Thursday, November 19. Palmetto Ridge will attempt to move on its 3-0 season record. The Titans go into the challenge with a 1-0 record after their 2-0 league win over Naples (Naples, FL).
The Sharks now have a 1-3 record. They play next when they host Manatee for a 5A District 10 challenge on Friday, November 20.
The Sharks looked to rebound from a 4-0 loss, and played host to the Bears from Palmetto Ridge. First half was a slow one for the Sharks who looked to have come out with no intensity. The Sharks struggled to get passes together, and it looked like it was gonna be a long night after a miss clear from the Shark defense led to the first goal for Palmetto. Half Time 0-0
The Sharks came out fast and furious in the 2nd Half. looked to have taken all momentum from the Bears as Ritter had a great effort goal, and shwed the speed and passion Gulf Coast needed to play with. Mental mistake by the Sharks ld to a goal in the closing minutes and the Sharks were handed another loss. 2-1 Bears