Girls SOCCER wins SSAC STATE CHAMPIONship!
The WPS Girls Soccer Team WINS the SSAC STATE CHAMPIONSHIP! The Varsity Girls Soccer team had an exciting week! By finishing first in their SSAC bracket, the team hosted a quarterfinal match against Admiral Farragut Academy winning 4-0. Manoela Costa scored twice and Silvana Lopez and LeAnne Diab each added a goal. With the quarterfinal win, the team advanced to the SSAC State Semifinals against Legacy Charter. It was a tough, hard-fought match with the Lakers winning 3-0. Goals were scored by Bel Teixeira, Megan Ikeda, and Gaby Azambuja with assists by Silvana Lopez, Bel Teixeira, and Courtney Mogauro. Goalkeeper Sarah Hudgins recorded her 8th shut-out of the season. The team then advanced to the SSAC State Championship game against The Master’s Academy with many Laker families and fans attending the game to cheer on the team! The match was a thriller and an intensely physical game between two great teams. It came down to the last couple of minutes with Windermere Prep bringing home the SSAC State Championship Trophy! The final score was 2-1 with goals by Manoela Costa and Bel Teixeira scoring off assists from Gaby Azambuja and Silvana Lopez. It was an entire team effort and every player played an important role contributing to the team’s success! Congratulations, Lakers!
This week, the Lakers will compete in the FHSAA District Playoffs opening up at home against The First Academy on Tuesday. Good luck!