ROCK SPRINGS, Wyoming — The Western Nebraska Community College women’s soccer team saw its three-game winning streak come to an end as the Cougars fell to Western Wyoming Community College 4-1 in a conference game on Saturday. in Rock Springs, Wyoming.

Vanessa Vasquez said the team had met their match and needed to analyze what was wrong and regroup for next week.

“We had such a good winning streak and we were going to meet our game and I think that happened today,” she said. “We just need to analyze what happened and what our mistakes were and go back to training and work on that. I think the home games will hopefully have our fans and we can get our winning streak back. We’ll see Western Wyoming again and when we do, we’ll be ready for the game.

The game was tight for a while and the WNCC had a 1-0 lead after Aileen Perez netted a Lesley Vasquez assist in the 29th minute.

After that, Western Wyoming tied the game at 1-1 on a goal from Emma Granthem with an assist from Jaylee Fernelius. The Mustangs took a 2-1 lead on a Madison Bailey goal and led 3-1 after Bailey scored her second with an assist from Esther Broom.

The second half saw just one goal as Western Wyoming’s Tess Thoman netted an assist from Bailey for the 4-1 lead.

The WNCC beat Western Wyoming 15-11. Vanessa Vasquez, Lesley Vasquez and Tania Razo each had three hits. Perez had two shots on goal, both of which came on net.

WNCC had three corner kicks to two for Western Wyoming.

Debora Lopes made five saves in the Cougars net.

The WNCC, 3-2, will be back in action this weekend for home games against Northeastern Junior College on Friday and Lamar Community College on Saturday. Women’s games start at 1 p.m. both days and men’s games are scheduled for 3:30 p.m.