Tie It Up
On Tuesday, March 27, the girls’ varsity soccer team faced off with Potomac Falls on the field. The first half of the game showed equal defense and offense on both teams, leaving the score as 0-0 during halftime. Although tired and cold, the girls showed more aggressive offense and powerful plays after their halftime pep talk with Coach Davidson. She urged her team to score within the first ten minutes of the second half in order to “strike first.” Freshmen Makayla Lewis took this advice to heart, scoring with a well-placed kick to the right corner of the goal. However, Potomac Falls parried this with a goal on their side, tying the game again at 1-1. Though the lady Vikes fought furiously to gain the lead again, their multiple close calls did not score. At the end of regulation, the game remained tied. Two five-minute overtime sessions saw the Vikings almost score for the win; however, a handball penalty by the other team was not called. The teams could not break free of their tie and ended, still 1-1, after overtime. The hard fight by the Vikings shows the team that will continue to use their aggressive plays to bring a win home. Their next home game is April 10 against Heritage at 7:30.