MOULTRIE — The Colquitt County girls soccer team went to Warner Robins on Wednesday hoping to get the 2006 season off to the right start.

But Lady Packers coach Jimbo Jarvis said his team was “outplayed, outrun, outshot and outscored” in a 3-1 loss to the Lady Demons.

The result of the Colquitt County-Warner Robins boys was not available at press time, although the Packers were down 2-0 at the half.

The Colquitt County-Warner Robins girls match was tied 1-1 at the half, but Jarvis said it was not as close as the score indicated.

It took the Lady Demons, who posted a 13-4-2 record in 2005, 31 minutes to get their first score.

Colquitt County freshman Alba Hernandez scored her first varsity goal to tie the match with 1:15 left before half.

Warner Robins added a go-ahead goal 13 minutes into the second half and scored an insurance goal with 13 minutes remaining.

“I don’t know if it was first-game jitters or what,” Jarvis said. “We didn’t do anything that we planned. I don’t think we ever put together a combination of two or three passes the whole game.

“It was like we were in a frenzy and that’s not the way we’ve been practicing. We’ve got a lot of stuff to work on.”

The Lady Packers played on a near-regulation size field that is 75 yards wide and 118 yards long, much bigger than Tom White Field at Mack Tharpe Stadium.

Jarvis said he was pleased with the play of goal keeper Kaitlyn Price, who had “24 or 25 saves.”

“She kept us in the game,” Jarvis said.

Colquitt County will play its home openers on Friday against Westover at Mack Tharpe Stadium at Tom White Field. The Lady Packers will start at 6 p.m. The boys game will start about 8 p.m.

The Westover boys are 1-1-2, including a 3-2 loss to Lowndes on Tuesday. The Westover girls lost to Lowndes 2-0 on Tuesday.

Ware County will visit Moultrie on Saturday for another pair of non-Region 1-AAAAA matches. The girls game will start at 3 p.m. The boys will start at about 5 p.m.

Colquitt County will play its first Region 1-AAAAA matches on Tuesday when Valdosta visits.

The Colquitt County junior varsity teams meet Valdosta at the stadium today. The girls will start at 5 p.m. The boys are scheduled to start at 7 p.m.

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