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Highlights from Dickson County vs. Northeast in girls soccer.
Andy Simmons/USA Today Network-Tennessee

Dickson County girls soccer coach Chris Cardona admits his one of his team goals heading into the season were just to win one more than the Lady Cougars did last year.

He might have to change those expectations for the Lady Cougars, who won 1-0 against Clarksville Northeast Thursday in the Tournament of Champions hosted by the University School of Nashville. It’s the Lady Cougars 10th win in a row, and their sixth clean sheet on the season.

“Our original goal was to get nine wins, because we had eight last year,” said Cardona. 

“I always try to strive for 10 wins for all the teams I’ve coached. It’s the sign of a team that’s worked hard, playing hard and practicing hard.”

The Lady Cougars changed up their formation at the beginning of the year after losing their first game 1-0 to Creek Wood. So far, the 

“At first, I was nervous about it, because we’ve never played it before. It’s turned out pretty good. The passing up top and in the midfield has been great,” said Kelsie Wall, who has over 20 goals on the year.

Wall scored the lone goal for the Lady Cougars on a low cross from Sara Woodard. Dickson County will continue play this weekend in the tournament, and will look to extend their streak even further. 

“We’re going to keep trying to win ball games. We want to finish up the district strong, and get the number one seed. We want that bye,” said Cardona.

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