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Soccer Sweeps Dublin to Open 2013 Season

DUBLIN, Ga. – The First Presbyterian Day School boys and girls soccer teams were in action on Thursday, Feb. 14, traveling to Dublin High School to open the 2013 campaign.

The Vikings (1-0) and Lady Vikings (1-0) came away with wins, sweeping the Fighting Irish 4-0 in the boys match and winning 10-0 in the girls contest.

In the boys game, the Vikings outshot Dublin 44-4 and were led by the two goals of Christian Moore. Also chipping in with scores of their own was Bradley Mullis and Conner Gettmann.

FPD also garnered four assists on the night with two coming off the foot Brad Powell. Kevin Griggs and Cole Morton were also credited with assists in the game.

In the net, FPD keeper Matthew Feagin tallied three saves to secure the shutout.

In the girls game, the Vikings used a 10-goal outburst to win with ease. Atalia Ramirez secured her first hat trick of the season, scoring three goals. Amy Morgan also blasted in two scores for the Lady Vikings. Other Lady Vikings that scored goals were Sara Robertson, Bailey Heard, Laney Elliott, Brooke Battson, and Annie Kate Barnes, respectively.

Along with her three goals, Ramirez secured three assists on the evening. Jane Howell and Heard were credited with two assists while Maggie Johnston and Morgan each picked up one.

Keeper Claire Crawford picked up three saves on the evening in between the pipes to help aid the shutout.

The Lady Vikings outshot Dublin 39-4.

The boys soccer team returns to the field for the 2013 Viking Cup on Thursday, Feb. 21, hosting Central High School at 4:30 p.m with two games following on Feb. 22-23.

The Lady Vikings play next on Thursday, Feb. 28 in the Girls Viking Cup, welcoming Treutlen High School at 6:00 p.m with games following on March 1-2.

The First Presbyterian Day School Department of Athletics, home to multiple region and state championships in both the GISA and GHSA, strives to build the student athlete both in the playing arena and the classroom while continuing to educate and equip students to change the world for God’s glory. Now a member of the GHSA, the Vikings have continued to provide FPD athletes, coaches, fans and spectators a positive, Christian environment on a daily basis. For more information, visit www.fpdvikings.com and sign up for up-to-the-minute news and scores by visiting www.twitter.com/FPDVikingSports.

BOX SCORES:

FPD 4, DUBLIN 0 (Boys)

Goals: FPD – Bradley Mullis, Christian Moore 2, Conner Gettmann.

Assists: FPD – Brad Powell 2, Kevin Griggs, Cole Morton.

Saves: FPD – Matthew Feagin 3.

Shots: FPD 44, Dublin 4.

Records: FPD 1-0.

 

FPD 10, DUBLIN 0 (Girls)

Goals: FPD – Sara Robertson, Atalia Ramirez 3, Amy Morgan 2, Bailey Heard, Laney Elliott, Brooke Battson, Annie Kate Barnes.

Assists: FPD – Ramirez 3, Heard 2, Jane Howell 2, Morgan, Maggie Johnston.

Saves: FPD – Claire Crawford 3.

Shots: FPD 39, Dublin 4.

Records: FPD 1-0.