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Boys and Girls Soccer Sweep Brookstone

MACON, Ga. – The FPD varsity girls and boys soccer teams knocked off the Brookstone Cougars on Tuesday night, April 14 at the FPD Soccer Complex in Area-2 action.

In the boys match, the Vikings (8-5-2) held on for a 3-2 match victory.

Cole Morton scored FPD’s first goal on a penalty kick in the first period followed by a score from Dane Wiggins to give FPD a 2-0 advantage at halftime.

In the second period, Kevin Griggs added another FPD goal sandwiched between two Cougar goals to give the Vikings the victory.

The Vikings outshot the Cougars 13-10 on the night.

FPD keeper Dontrez Johnson snagged seven saves in the winning effort.

In the girls match, the Lady Vikings (12-3) shutout the Lady Cougars 3-0.

Elizabeth Nelson and Brooke Battson each netted a goal in the first period as FPD led 2-0 at intermission.

In the second half, Sadie Frame added a score and FPD’s defense prevailed to earn its eighth shutout of 2015.

The Lady Vikings outshot the Lady Cougars 21-3.

Both soccer squads return to action on Thursday, April 16, traveling to Mount de Sales Academy for an Area-2 match.

Kickoff for the girls match is scheduled at 5:30 p.m. with the boys to follow at 7:30 p.m. at Cavalier Fields.

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 SCORES:

Boys 

FPD 3, BROOKSTONE 2

Goals: FPD – Cole Morton (PK), Dane Wiggins, Kevin Griggs; BST – Davidson 2.

Assists: FPD – Griggs.

Shots: FPD 13, Brookstone 10.

Saves: FPD – Dontrez Johnson 7; BST – Holt 2.

Record: FPD 8-5-2.

Next: FPD at Mount de Sales, 7:30 p.m., Thursday.

Girls 

FPD 3, BROOKSTONE 0

Goals: FPD – Elizabeth Nelson, Brooke Battson, Sadie Frame.

Assists: FPD – Battson, Nelson, Maisyn Samples.

Shots: FPD 21, Brookstone 3.

Saves: BST – Simpkins 1.

Record: FPD 12-3.

Next: FPD at Mount de Sales, 5:30 p.m., Thursday.