By Mike Pilosof
Concordia, KS-As quickly as Garden City was in the match, is how quickly things turned on Saturday.
Playing shorthanded for the most the of match, the Broncbusters watched as a 2-0 match turned into an 8-0 loss to Cloud County.
Garden City lost Lucas Caesar for the match after he received two yellow cards. Marli Greaves followed a few minutes later, and the Broncbusters were two players short the rest of the way.
Meantime Cloud County was on the attack from the very beginning. Manuel Marquez scored four minutes into the match. Jelldrik Dallman added a goal 12 minutes later to put the Thunderbirds up 2-0. Less than 10 minutes after that, Felipe D'Agostini gave Cloud County a 3-0 advantage, rolling a ball past Gabriel Melo. Guilherme Franca closed the first-half scoring with a goal in the 42nd minute, making it 4-0 at the break.
The Thunderbirds broke the match open in the second half as D'Agostini scored six minutes into the final period. Dallman added his second and third goals of the day, and Djougher Oliveira close it out with a goal in the 78th minute.
The Broncbusters are back in action on Wednesday at Hesston.