NEW BRITAIN - The New Britain girls soccer team is trying to look at the long-term picture.
Unlike most towns, the Hurricanes don’t have a dedicated feeder system, meaning each match and practice tends to be a learning experience.
“We need a lot more practice,” New Britain keeper Marilou Gonzalez said. “I think we’re going to have something coming for every team that we play at the end of the year. I think we can all come to an agreement that we have to work out some things but as we go on through the season it will get better.”
The Hurricanes have set high goals for themselves, including being competitive with every team they face. That starts with trying to get better with each outing.
“We want to get better as a team and to grow as a team,” New Britain coach Rob Pugliares said. “We will be learning the spirit of sacrifice, teamwork, working for one another and just those types of lessons that they can bring into their lives. We’re trying to not only make better player but better people as well.”