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The Chattanooga Football Club women's team shook off back-to-back losses and picked up its first win of the season Saturday, defeating North Alabama SC 2-1 at Finley Stadium.

Chattanooga FC is 1-2 in the Women's Premier Soccer League's Southeast Conference. Isabel Aguilar and Damaris Gaines scored for the hosts, who won despite losing Nathaly Villalobos to a red card in the first half and having to play the final 50-plus minutes with 10 players.

CFC returns to competition against Alabama SC at 4:30 p.m. next Saturday at Finley Stadium, where the CFC men will also face AC Syracuse in a National Independent Soccer Association match at 7:30.

 

Road success for Lady Wolves

The Chattanooga Lady Red Wolves also earned their first win of the season, posting a 1-0 victory over the Southern Soccer Academy in Marietta, Georgia.

Hannah Tillett scored on a penalty kick in the 13th minute, and the visitors held on to pick up three points and improve to 1-1-2 in the USL W League's South Central Division.

The Lady Red Wolves' next match is also on the road, against the Tennessee SC at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Their next home match is against South Georgia Tormenta at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 12.

 

Red Wolves suddenly sliding

The Chattanooga Red Wolves gave up a goal in the second minute against Union Omaha and weren't able to equalize despite some key opportunities in a 1-0 loss at CHI Memorial Stadium in East Ridge.

The Red Wolves are now 3-6-2 overall this year and 3-5-2 against USL League One competition. They have lost three straight matches and have gone four in a row without a victory — a stretch that follows a 4-1 home win against Northern Colorado on May 7.

Chattanooga returns to competition against face Central Valley Fuego FC at 10:30 p.m. Eastern next Saturday at Fresno State Soccer Stadium in California.

Compiled by Gene Henley. Contact him at ghenley@timesfreepress.com.

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