One thing Newcastle coach Layton Westmoreland emphasized to his team was getting off to a fast start. His team got the message and then some Friday night.
A huge second half defensive stand against one of the best shooters in the area helped guide the Lady Blues to a 51-33 win over Burkburnett in their District 6-4A opening game Friday afternoon.
In only its second year of existence, the Graham High School soccer season officially kicked off the new season last Friday afternoon.
The Graham Lady Blues ended the year with a bang by winning their last game during the Aggieland Invitational on Dec. 28 in College Station.
Playing in its fifth game in the span of five days, the Graham Steers looked a bit tired throughout their non-district game against Brownwood last Monday afternoon.