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story.lead_photo.caption Livy Sloan of Capital City and Maya Saint of Jefferson City battle for control of the ball during Monday's game at Capital City High School. Photo by Shaun Zimmerman

The Capital City Lady Cavaliers put a few things into the program's soccer history book Monday.

— First home win.

— First Central Missouri Activities Conference win.

— First win against Jefferson City.

"It was nice to get," Capital City coach Travis Cairer said as the Lady Cavaliers picked up a 1-0 victory against the Lady Jays at Capital City High School.

"There's a rivalry, we wanted to get a win against one of the team's in town."

For the Lady Jays, it was a game where the Lady Cavaliers made one more play.

"Sometimes it just comes down to one ball," Jefferson City coach Dal DuBois said. "Credit Capital City, they got the one they needed."

The lone goal came with a little more than 20 minutes left.

Tatum Barger got the goal for the Lady Cavaliers, knocking a shot into the upper right corner of the net.

"That was just a great strike," Cairer said. "It was really an almost unstoppable ball."

Jefferson City keeper Riley McKee stopped the other 12 shots she faced, including a penalty shot in the second half.

"Do you know how hard that is?" DuBois said. "She is playing with a lot of poise and control. Watching her getting to a couple of those balls was unbelievable."

The Lady Cavaliers were impressed as well.

"(McKee) played phenomenal," Cairer said. "She stopped the stuff she was supposed to stop, then she made some other big saves."

The Lady Cavaliers finished with 22 total shots in the contest.

"They had a great plan in place, they did a great job of putting pressure on our defense," DuBois said.

"We got it there quite a bit, we just have to convert," Cairer said.

Natalie Allison made three saves to get the shutout in goal for Capital City.

Jefferson City (1-1 overall, 0-1 CMAC) is home Wednesday against Union at the 179 Soccer Park. The JV game, which will be limited to one half, will start at 5 p.m. The varsity contest will follow around 6 p.m.

Capital City (2-1, 1-1) will travel to Kansas City today to take on Ewing Marion Kauffman Charter School (0-2). The game is slated for a 4:30 p.m. start.

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