Head boys soccer coach Luis Plasencia has ample talent and experience on his team, notwithstanding a 2-5 record. But the coach says his group can become a stronger team than indicated by its 1-0 loss to Santa Maria on Thursday, Dec. 10.
“Communication between players on the field isn’t working. They’re not talking. They’re very quiet,” Plasencia reported. “I have a smart team, but for some reason they’re not working together.”
When a player has a chance to quickly move the ball up, he can raise his hand to let the others know, Plasencia said. But players are not signaling their opportunities and intentions as often as they should, he explained.
This weekend, the Broncos will take part in the Garces Tournament in Bakersfield, as they do each year.
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“There are some very good teams we will have to play,” the coach said, adding that this week’s practices will emphasize better communication on the field of play.
This report is special to The Cambrian.