Published in the Iola Register on Sep. 3, 2013.

Thunderbirds split with ranked foes


— The Cloud County Com- munity men’s soccer team split a pair of matches against ranked opponents last week.

past 15th-ranked Marshall- town Community College 1- 0 on Wednesday.

Cloud County was beaten 1-0 by sixth-ranked Iowa Western on Thursday.

Christopher Lavery scored on a deflected pass in the 53rd minute to give Cloud County the win.

Iowa Western scored the lone goal with 1:04 to play in the match.

The T -Birds had 19 shots, four on goal. Mar- shalltown finished with 18 shots, four on goal.

The Thunderbirds, now 2-1 on the season, slipped

Juan Mendoza was in goal for Cloud County, and had four saves.