Baylor 3, Calhoun 1. After a season-opening loss to defending Georgia state champ Lambert on Monday, the Baylor soccer team bounced back with a 3-1 win at Calhoun Tuesday night.
Andrew Hill converted a John Musick cross to put Baylor up for good at the ninth minute and Christian Stophel's successful penalty kick at the 21st minute gave the Raiders a 2-0 halftime lead. David Danquah scored midway through the second half to put the game out of reach at 3-0. Charlie Hooks needed only two saves to preserve the win.
Other Baylor standouts were Carter Smith, Nathan Webb, Mac Jett, Hunter Miller, and Aiden Yelton.
"I was proud of how our guys responded to yesterday's tough loss," said Baylor coach Curtis Blair. "We showed a lot of grit to turn around in 24 hours and beat a quality opponent."
Baylor, 1-1, will host the Baylor Tournament this weekend beginning with a local grudge match with Chattanooga Christian on Friday.
Calhoun 2, Baylor JV 0. In JV action, Calhoun took a 2-0 win over Baylor. Max Berube had four saves in the Raider goal and Thomas Nimon had two. Offensive stars for Baylor were Anthony Weekley, Jackson Smith, Klaus Li, and Bo Starks and defensive standouts included Trey Smith, Jake Weekley, and Tommy Knight.