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Girls Soccer Advances to Class-A Sweet 16 with 3-0 Shutout Against Strong Rock

MACON, Ga. – The streak continues for the FPD varsity girls soccer team.

The Lady Vikings (19-0) remained unbeaten at the conclusion on Tuesday’s first round GHSA Class-A State Tournament match against the Strong Rock Christian School Lady Patriots with a 3-0 victory at the FPD Soccer Complex.

FPD spread out the offense, with goals coming from Kate Patterson, Elizabeth Nelson and Molly Lee.

Emma Lako assisted on two of FPD’s scores as well.

The Lady Vikings controlled the tempo of the match with ease, out-shooting the Lady Patriots 52-0 in the match.

Strong Rock goalie Lydia Goffi picked up 24 saves in the net for the Lady Patriots.

The Lady Vikings advance to the Class-A Sweet 16, scheduled for next Tuesday, May 2.

FPD will host Lakeview Academy, the no. 2 seed from Area-8, to the FPD Soccer Complex at a time to be determined.

Lakeview defeated Mt. Vernon 7-4 in the opening round.

Check www.fpdvikings.com, @FPDVikingSports on Twitter and FPD Athletics on Facebook for updates on the Lady Vikings in the 2017 GHSA Class-A Girls Soccer State Tournament.

To view the updated State Tournament bracket, CLICK HERE.

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 3, STRONG ROCK 0

Goals: FPD – Elizabeth Nelson, Kate Patterson, Molly Lee.

Assists: FPD – Emma Lako 2.

Shots: FPD 52, Strong Rock 0.

Saves: FPD – Caylee Ann Sutton 0; Strong Rock – Lydia Goffi 24.

Record: FPD 19-0.

Next: Lakeview at FPD, TBD, Tuesday.