Articles in the Soccer Category
By EmmaLea Reed and Caroline Dempsey
For the first time since 2006, Leon’s boys soccer team has made it to the regional finals game. Saturday, Feb. 4, the Lions swept Booker T. Washington, the former number one seed in the state, 4-0, to gain a regional semi-final victory.
Two of the goals were scored by …
By Caroline Dempsey
On Friday, Jan. 27, boys soccer took a 2-1 victory over Lincoln to secure the district championship, a feat that has not been done in 10 years.
Both of the goals came from the Powell brothers, junior captain Parker and sophomore Tanner.
“It felt really good knowing that Parker and …
By Caroline Sipple
On Wednesday, Jan. 25, boys soccer defeated Gainesville 1-0 in the district semi-finals, which will advance them to district finals. The team will play against Lincoln on Friday at 7 PM.
Sy Fontenot scored the only goal of the game.
Going into the game, captain Jake Kile was confident in the team’s ability.
By Ava Jackson
The lady lions received their title as district champions last Thursday against Lincoln and are now preparing for the regional quarter-final game this Thursday, Jan. 26.
With goals from Liney Brantley, Kate Carter and Emma McGibany, the lions we’re able to win the game 3-0.
“Winning districts made all of our …
By Kesi Jackson
On Thursday, Jan. 12, the varsity girls soccer team played Maclay, a city rival team, for their senior night.
This game was big because last year Leon lost 0-1 to Maclay, so this was the team’s chance to even out the playing field.
“We lost to Maclay when we should’ve beaten them and …
By Hannah Rodriguez
The girls soccer team captured their second win over district rival Lincoln last night. The Lions defeated the Trojans 7-2, with goals from Jordan Brown, Lilli Hanks, Kate Carter, Isabel Nunez, Presley Reeves and Maddie Powell . The Lions are now 4-0 in district competition, with an undefeated …
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By EmmaLea Reed
Last night, Nov. 17, the Lady Lions varsity soccer team took a huge win over Chiles with a final score of 3-0.
The game was hard fought and an inspirational win for the team overall.
“Games like last night make the conditioning and hard practice days worth it,” junior Ashley Conrad …
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By Lauren Henderson
Junior goalie Lindsey Godwin plans on attending Washington State University on a full soccer scholarship next year, but she’s never played for Leon because of a scheduling conflict due to her involvement in band, she said.
She chose WSU over DePaul University, Texas A&M University, Florida State University, Pennsylvania …