By Kelly Morris / Special Contributor
WACO — Ursuline tried for its 25th straight TAPPS state title on Friday night, but the head-turning streak ended with a 2-1 loss to rival Bishop Lynch in frigid conditions at Waco ISD Stadium.
The Bears attempted to defeat Bishop Lynch for the third time this season, but the Friars built a 2-0 lead and held on after Ursuline midfielder Katie Lund scored on a penalty shot in the 73rd minute.
The Bears (20-5) played from behind in two 2-1 district wins against Bishop Lynch this season. Friday was no different. Bishop Lynch’s Eva Gonzalez started the scoring in the 30th minute, and Natalie McDonough made it 2-0 in the 59th minute of the physical battle.