The varsity boys soccer team clinched the GISA AAA state championship with a thrilling 2-1 victory over Stratford Academy. It was a well fought game that went down to the final minute. The team ended the season with a record of 24-0 way to go boys!
The varsity girls soccer team came up short in a hard fought match against Stratford in the GISA AAA state championship game losing 7-2. They finished the season 21-4-1. Congratulations to both teams for a memorable season!
FPD won the GHSA girls soccer state championship over Paideia. The 3-2 home victory gave FPD their first GHSA state championship in any sport.
FPD built a 2-0 lead in the match on a pair of goals from senior striker Rebecca Miller. Junior Melissa Hash assisted both goals.
The Vikings defense had only allowed 1 goal to a GHSA team this season and the lead was an important one.
Paideia would answer with 2 consecutive goals during a 10-minute stretch to tie the game at 2-2. Sophomore Atalia Ramirez one touched a Paideia defelection into the upper corner of the goal with less than 3 minutes left to put FPD up 3-2.
The left-footed shot from 25 yards out was one of the true highlights of the 2011 season. FPD held the lead for the final few minutes and won the match 3-2. FPD was undefeated in GHSA play and finished with a record of 21-1.
The total goals allowed this season (5) sets a school record. The girls also set a record with 140 goals scored.
The 2011 seniors are Katie Scott, JoJo Murphy, Caitlyn Bowman and Rebecca Miller.
Thanks for a great season!!
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