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Girls and Boys Soccer Shutout Mount de Sales

MACON, Ga. – The FPD varsity girls and boys soccer teams were in action on Thursday night, April 16 taking on the Mount de Sales Cavaliers in Area-2 action at Cavalier Fields.

In the girls match, the Lady Vikings (13-3) claimed their ninth shutout of the season en route to a 6-0 victory over the Lady Cavaliers (7-5-2).

FPD scored five goals in the first period of play.

Brooke Battson and Sara Robertson each netted two goals in the win while Elizabeth Nelson and Maggie Johnston each added a goal.

Jane Howell picked up two assists on the night. Battson and Johnston each finished with one assist as well.

FPD outshot Mount de Sales 15-4.

FPD keeper Caylee Ann Sutton snagged three saves in the winning bid.

In the boys match, the Vikings (9-5-2) scored all four goals in the second period to win 4-0 over the Cavaliers (8-7).

All goals came off the foot of Kevin Griggs, including three in a five minute span late in the match.

Cole Morton assisted Griggs twice while Landon Newberry and Dane Wiggins added one assist each.

FPD outshot Mount de Sales 15-7.

The soccer teams return to action Saturday, April 18, traveling to Apalachee High School.

The girls game is scheduled for a 5 p.m. start with the boys to follow at 7 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 following the Vikings on Twitter at @FPDVikingSports.

BOX SCORES:

GIRLS

FPD 6, MOUNT de SALES 0

Goals: FPD – Brooke Battson 2, Sara Robertson 2, Elizabeth Nelson 1, Maggie Johnston 1.

Assists: Jane Howell 2, Battson 1, Johnston 1.

Shots: FPD 15, MDS 4.

Saves: FPD – Caylee Ann Sutton 3; MDS – 5.

Records: FPD 13-3; MDS 7-5-2.

Next: FPD at Apalachee, 5 p.m., Saturday; MDS at Northside, 5;30 p.m., Tuesday.

BOYS

FPD 4, MOUNT de Sales 0

Goals: FPD – Kevin Griggs 4.

Assists: FPD – Cole Morton 2, Landon Newberry 1, Dane Wiggins 1.

Shots: FPD 15, MDS 7.

Saves: FPD – Dontrez Johnson 1; MDS – Braddy 7.

Records: FPD 9-5-2; MDS 8-7.

Next: FPD at Apalachee, 7 p.m., Saturday; MDS at Northside, 7:30 p.m., Tuesday.