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Lady Warrior Soccer Wins Season Opener over Colquitt County, 8-2

Monday night saw the Lady Warriors impress in their season-opening win over Colquitt County, pulling away for an 8-2 win after leading 5-1 at the halftime break. To read a full recap, click here!

In the 1st Half, the Lady Warriors jumped out to a quick 2-0 lead with goals by Holland Walker and Ryan Gaston, assisted by Jessie Wortman and Walker respectively. Before halftime, Walker tacked on two more goals and Peyton Middleton scored another. 

In the second half, Walker scored her fourth and fifth goals of the game - the last one a highlight kick from outside the 18-yard box that curved perfectly past the diving Colquitt goalkeeper. At the last second horn, Janie Harrell netted the Warriors' eigth goal of the game to provide the final 8-2 score.

Goals                           Assist 
Holland Walker           Jessie Wortman 
Ryan Gaston               Holland Walker 
Holland Walker           Anna Vick 
Holland Walker           Emma Szwarc
Peyton Middleton       Holland Walker 
Holland Walker           Eliza Miller 
Holland Walker           Unassisted
Janie Sholar               Unassisted

Quote from Coach Foy: "Great performance yesterday. We looked strong in all areas. The most impressive thing about the game, and a big step up from last year, was the mentality. We were competitive in every situation. Holland Walker and Emma Szwarc were outstanding in everything they did. Great start to the season."

Boys Soccer
In the night's second contest, the Warriors fell by the final score of 12-2 to a very impressive Colquitt team in the Boys game.

Jonathan Burns   Unassisted
Jonathan Burns   Unassisted

Quote from Coach Foy: "Unfortunately the result did not go our way last night, but like I told the boys, I am proud of how we played. We tried to implement our style of play against a very strong, experienced team in their 9th game of the season. There was a lot of positives to take from the game. For portions we played with Colquitt and outplayed them, experience of playing at that intensity and level is what won them the game. I have not been this excited for the potential of our soccer program since I arrived. We have shifted our mentality and are confident we can take steps forward. It was nice to see our boys be so positive after the game despite the result. They can see what we are trying to achieve and can feel the growth. Yesterday was a great learning lesson for us, something we can grow from and use as a platform to keep improving."

Both Varsity Soccer teams return to action at Valwood next Thursday on March 7th.
Located in Thomasville, GA, Brookwood School is a private school for grades JK-12. Students benefit from a challenging academic program, fine and performing arts, competitive athletics, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.