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Cookeville tops CHS in soccer, 3-2

Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 6:45 pm

The Central High School soccer team suffered its first district loss of the season Tuesday as Cookeville edged the Red Raiders 3-2.

The Cavaliers pulled out to a 2-0 lead in the first half before

Abelen Barrera had a goal and an assist against Cookeville. (File photo by Milton Stanley)Abelen Barerra scored Coffee County’s first goal on a penalty kick. Then, with 11:23 to go in the second half, Ricky Ramirez fired in the tying goal.

Two minutes later, however, Cookeville scored what would be the winning goal.

The Red Raiders are now 6-4-2 for the year and 2-1 in District 6-AAA.

On Friday Coffee County hosts Pope High School, Georgia, in a non-district game at 5:30 p.m.