From Press staff reports

The Wildwood High School girls soccer team defeated Clayton 2-1 in a Tri-County Conference game on Thursday.

The Warriors evened their record at 5-5 and, according to coach Brad MacLeod, it's the first time the team has won at least five games since he became coach in 2008.

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"To have five wins at the halfway point is pretty special," MacLeod said in an email. "This group of girls has a tremendous amount of heart paired with talent and determination. So far it has proven to be a winning combination."

MacLeod also said it's the first time the Warriors have beaten Clayton since 2008.

The game remained tied at 1-1 for most of the second half until Jillian Freeman scored her second goal with 2:39 remaining to win the game.

Clayton 1 0-0

Wildwood 1 1-2

Goals-Fagan C; Freeman (2) W.

Goalies-Bicking (6)C; Reyes (16)W.

Records-Wildwood 5-5; Clayton 4-6.

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