No. 1 Taft suffers first loss to Western Mennonite

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LINCOLN CITY — During the first eight games of the season, the Taft boys team had a perfect record and climbed to the top of the OSAA polls by playing team soccer. But on Monday against Western Mennonite, something was amiss. A team that found success sharing the ball to build its offensive attack suddenly became chaotic and relied on individual performances, resulting in a 3-2 loss to Western Mennonite — the Tigers’ first of the year. “I just disorganized the whole time,” said Head Coach Justin James. “From start to finish it didn’t feel right. Our offense didn’t do well, our defense didn’t do well. It was ugly.”

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