Fort Mill Times

Lady Jackets stay perfect in Region

Spectators held their breath as the Fort Mill Lady Jackets and Clover duked it out in what came to be the closet match of the Lady Jackets' season.

The Lady Jackets saw a scoreless game and over time before finally taking home the win solely on penalty kicks, 4-3.

During the first half of the game, Fort Mill fired six shots, but to no avail. Clover had a sharp defense though. It seemed that there was also another defender on any Jacket that threatened the goal.

After an even second half and overtime, sophomores Taylor Parker, Abbie McDonald, Sarah Wilson and seniors Lexi Wilden were able to drill four penalty kicks into Clover's goal. Lady Jackets' sophomore keeper Alexis McLaine would only allow Clover to respond with three sunken penalty kicks giving Fort Mill the win.

Fort Mill continued its rein of excellent soccer skills on Friday in its game against Rock Hill winning 6-0.

Short three key players, the Lady Jackets still managed to dominate the field. Fort Mill managed 22 shots throughout the game, six of which found the net.

Freshman Hali Singleton tallied two goals. Parker also marked two goals. Sophomore Sarah Bird and McDonald also put in their two cents with a goal each.

Fort Mill will return from spring break with a 9-2-2 record overall and a 7-0 record in Region III-AAAA play.

Upcoming games

• April 16 vs. Northwestern, 7 p.m.

• April 18 at South Pointe,

7 p.m.

• April 22 vs. Nation Ford,

7 p.m.