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Girls Soccer Nets 7-1 Win Over Warner Robins in Viking Cup

MACON, Ga. – The FPD girls soccer team (4-0) cruised to a 7-1 win over the Warner Robins High School Lady Demons on the first day of the Viking Cup on Wednesday night, March 4, at the FPD Soccer Complex.

The Lady Vikings scored three goals in the first half and added four more in the second period for the win to remain unbeaten in 2015.

“I thought we had a lot of opportunities tonight and we were able to put a lot of them in the net,” FPD head coach Josh Trieste said. “I’m proud of the girls for their work tonight.”

Maggie Johnston led the Lady Vikings with a hat trick, while Elizabeth Nelson powered in two scores. Brooke Battson and Sara Robertson also added one goal each.

Jane Howell picked up four assists in the match while Maisyn Samples and Johnston were credited with one each.

The Lady Vikings controlled the possessions all evening evidenced by out-shooting the Lady Demons 28-1.

The Lady Vikings return to the pitch on Friday, March 4, hosting the Savannah Arts Academy Lady Panthers at 5:45 p.m. in the second day of the Viking Cup.

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 following the Vikings on Twitter at @FPDVikingSports.

BOX SCORE:

FPD 7, WARNER ROBINS 1.

WRHS 1-0 — 1
FPD 3-4 — 7

Goals: FPD – Maggie Johnston 3, Elizabeth Nelson 2, Brooke Battson 1, Sara Robertson 1; WRHS – Peyton Weigle 1.

Assists: FPD – Jane Howell 4, Johnston 1, Maisyn Samples 1.

Saves: WRHS – Payton Weigle/Elizabeth Diedrich 9.

Shots: FPD 28, Warner Robins 1.

Records: FPD 4-0.

Next: Savannah Arts at FPD, 5:45 p.m., Friday.