PRUNTYTOWN—The Taylor County Middle School (TCMS) Lady Knight Soccer season has come to an end, with the Lady Knights finishing with an overall record of 9-2-1; a spectacular winning season for Lady Knights.
Head Coach Joey Haddix reflected on his season by saying, “As a first-year head coach, I could not have asked for a better group of ladies! We finished the season 9-2-1, scoring a total of 47 points and our eighth grade goalie, Regan Knight, only allowing nine points and having countless saves.”
“With the uncertainty of COVID-19, the ‘if and when will we be shut down’ was the first conversation at every practice. With this mentality, these ladies never quit and played every game like it was their last! I am so proud of these girls and I’m glad I got to be a part of this team,” he added.
When asked about the future of his team next year Coach Haddix explained, “All of our sixth graders showed great potential this season and improved each and every game. I am looking forward to seeing their progression next year.”
Coach Haddix was flanked this year by Assistant coaches Shawn Rubenstein and Jackie Corbin who helped guide the Lady Knights to their winning season.
During the offseason the coaching staff is encouraging all of the girls continue conditioning and working hard.
“We showed countless times in the second half of a game, that being in the best shape can pull you through to victory,” Coach Haddix shared.
He also expressed his gratitude to all the parents and grandparents that helped this season.
“I would like to give a shout out to TCMS Principal and Athletic Director, Matthew Keener for all of his diligence in finding us other games when the teams we were going to play had to cancel due to COVID,” Coach Haddix remarked.
“I would also like to thank the parents, grandparents and siblings that showed up each game to support our Lady Knights,” he added. “Lastly, my assistant coaches Shawn Rubenstein and Jackie Corbin. We were side by side through it all, and without their help, this would not have been possible!”