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GRFC Women defeat Detroit Sun FC


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GRFC Women's team defeats the Detroit Sun

/John Rothwell

 /John Rothwell

 /John Rothwell

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The Grand Rapids Football Club women’s team defeated the visiting Detroit Sun FC, 3-0 on Sunday afternoon at Grandville High School.

“Today they were just better than us,” DSFC coach Skip Mukhtar said, “They controlled a majority of the game.”

The first half saw Grand Rapids attack the DCFC zone often, only to see them missing on several shots. Both teams ended the half in a scoreless tie.

“It was a pretty cagey and defensive games for the first 50 minutes, where I think both teams didn’t want to give too much away," said GRFC coach Lewis Robinson.

The second half saw Grand Rapids pushing the zone DSFC even more and finally in the 74th minute GRFC’s Bethany Balcer put her first of three in the net to break the scoreless tie.

“I broke my shoes Friday so I had to get new shoes for this game,” Balcer said, “Every time I am on the field I have to play like it is the last time I am going to see the field.”

GRFC’s women return to action on Friday, June 30th against Fort Wayne United The match is scheduled to kickoff at 7:00 p.m.

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