Congratulations to the Varsity Soccer Lady Eagles for winning the 2018 Under The Cross Tournament this weekend! The tournament included 12 girls’ teams from throughout the state. They defeated the HALO team from Athens 2-0 to claim first place. The girls earned the title by defeating Central Georgia then tied Robert Toombs Academy on Friday, then defeated Calvary and HALO on Saturday. They finished the tournament 3-0-1.
They had their greatest test in the semi-finals against a determined Calvary team. After leading 1-0 at half, Calvary tied the match and it went into overtime. After a scoreless overtime, the game went to PKs. Each team scored their first four PKS. The match would be determined on the fifth kicks. Junior Hannah Huckaby was successful on our fifth kick while freshmen keeper Natalie Brock blocked the fifth penalty kick from Calvary! It was an exciting match!
The varsity boys soccer team competed against 14 other boys’ teams from throughout Georgia. They reached the semi-finals and lost to a strong HALO team. They finished the weekend 2-2-0.
Thanks to the Lord for a great weekend with good weather. A special thanks to all of our parent volunteers who made this tournament possible. It is a privilege to host the largest high school soccer tournament in the state. We can’t do it without the help of such great parents!