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Girls Soccer Takes First Game of Viking Cup Over Howard

MACON, Ga. – The FPD girls soccer team (3-0) won its first round match of the 2014 Viking Cup, a 10-0 shutout over the Howard High School Lady Huskies on Saturday night, March 1.

Amy Morgan and Jane Howell each netted a hat trick (three goals) in the win.

Sara Robertson, Brooke Wylie, Maggie Johnston and Kate Patterson also got in on the scoring action for the Lady Vikings, dropping in one goal each.

Four of FPD’s 10 goals were assisted on the evening, with dimes credited to Maisyn Samples, Katey Griggs, Howell and Johnston.

The Lady Vikings led 6-0 at halftime and preserved the shutout in the second period while also punching in four goals.

FPD outshot Howard 22-1 and Megan Sparks picked up one save in the contest in the winning bid.

FPD will take on the winner of the West Laurens/Truetlen game in the semifinals of the Viking Cup on Friday, March 7 at 4:30 p.m. or on Saturday, March 8 at 9:30 a.m.

Check the FPD Girls Soccer page for official game time and opponent prior to the match.

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.

BOX SCORE:

FPD 10, HOWARD 0

Goals: FPD – Amy Morgan 3, Jane Howell 3, Sara Robertson, Brooke Wylie, Maggie Johnston, Kate Patterson.

Assists: FPD – Maisyn Samples, Katey Griggs, Howell, Johnston.

Saves: FPD – Megan Sparks 1; Howard – 10.

Shots: FPD 22, Howard 1.

Records: FPD 3-0.

Next: Treutlen/West Laurens at FPD, 4:30 p.m. or 9:30 a.m., Friday or Saturday.