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Girls & Boys Soccer Hunker Down Over GMC Bulldogs

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. – The FPD girls and boys soccer teams hit the road on Tuesday afternoon, March 18, taking on the GMC Prep Bulldogs in region play at the Baldwin County Recreation Center with the Lady Vikings (9-0, 2-0) earning a 9-0 win and the Vikings (7-1-1, 2-0) taking the nightcap 5-0.

The girls match saw a dominant offensive and defensive performance from FPD.

Amy Morgan and Jane Howell each netted hat tricks (three goals) in the win. Emma Lako, Sara Robertson and Maggie Johnston also scored a goal for the Lady Vikings, who claimed their seventh shutout of the season.

FPD outshot the Lady Bulldgos 24-0. GMC keeper Becky Vaughn totaled 15 saves in the losing effort.

In the boys match, the Vikings also took care of business with ease, scoring all five goals in the second period.

Bradley Mullis caught fire in that half for FPD, netting a hat track to lead the Vikings to the win.

Cole Morton and Kevin Griggs also struck for goals, respectively, as FPD quickly erased thoughts of its 2-0 loss at LaGrange from last Saturday.

Griggs accounted for two assists in the match while Spencer Ennis tallied one dime.

The Lady Vikings and Vikings will return to action on Friday night, March 21, traveling to play Mt. Pisgah. The girls match is set for 4:30 p.m. with the boys to follow at 6:30 p.m.

The First Presbyterian Day School Department of Athletics strives to build the student athlete both in the playing arena and the classroom while upholding the school’s mission statement to educate and equip students to change the world for God’s glory. For more information, visit www.fpdvikings.com and sign up for up-to-the-minute news and scores by visiting www.twitter.com/FPDVikingSports.