The MCC-Blue River women dropped a tight match to Maple Woods on Tuesday.

The MCC-Blue River women dropped a tight match to Maple Woods on Tuesday.

The TrailBlazers fell 1-0 at Maple Woods. Blue River coach Brad Childres said his players fought hard and kept the game scoreless in the first half despite struggling.

He said in the second half his team played better and looks forward to the next time the two teams meet.

“It could have gone either way,” Childres said. “It’ll be hard to beat us twice.”

Blue River is now 7-2 overall and 1-2 in conference.

BLUE RIVER 2, JEFFERSON COLLEGE 0: Blue Springs South graduate Zane Christenson continues to propel the MCC-Blue River men’s soccer team to victory.

Christenson scored both goals in a 2-0 victory against Jefferson College, which Blue River coach David Owens said is the premier junior college team in Missouri and one of the best in the nation.

“Defeating Jefferson for the first time is beating the best program in the state,” he said. “It’s a huge victory for us.”

The TrailBlazers are now 5-4 overall and 1-1 in conference.