Wednesday, April 21, 2021

The Update: Blue Ridge Playoff Upset

By: Gavin Dissinger and Jesse Delousia/Junior Writers

On Monday, November 2, the Blue Ridge Raiders soccer team played the Riverside Vikings. The Raiders, up to this point, were 2-0 against Riverside, beating them at home 4-1, and away 2-1.

Riverside has two really well-known players around the league. One is the top scorer in the district, the other is the assist leader. In the first 15 minutes Garrett Conklin scored off an assist from Gerald Welsted. A lot of opportunities had passed for both teams. A whole lot of nothing happened, a full half went by before Riverside would answer and put the game into overtime. Once again two fifteen minute halves went by and nothing happened. Now the game was in PK’s (penalty kicks). Riverside had the first kick and made theirs, which put them into a comfortable position.

Our first player to take the kick was Garrett Conklin who up to this point hadn’t missed a PK. He ended up missing. The Vikings sent up their player and he drilled it into the back of the net.

Our next player was David Wolfe who is calm and composed while taking penalties. He put the ball into a perfect spot, but the goalie guessed real well and met the ball in the bottom corner. Once again the Vikings scored.

Connor Mills was up next and he made his kick and the goalie was nowhere near saving it. The Vikings next taker made his penalty and Riverside ended up winning the soccer game.

0 0 vote
Article Rating
Gavin Dissingerhttp://Raiders123
Gavin Dissinger is a first year journalism student. He is a junior that participates in soccer. After high school he would like to attend college to become athletic training.

Comments

Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

What's New?

Senior Feature: Caiden George

By:Reese Allen/Content Editor and Junior Writer "Don't let people tell you how to live or...

Senior Feature: Ryan Mills

By: Ryan Higgins/Senior Writer "People look back at the past, wishing things could've gone better....

Senior Feature: Isaac Arzola Ve’Lez

By: Brooke Upright/Senior Writer “Keep your soul clean and your boots dirty.” -Unknown As Isaac Arzola...

Senior Feature: Connor Mills

By: Rayne Glover/ Junior Writer and Social Media Director "Every accomplishment starts with the decision...

Yearbooks For Sale

By: Peyton Gelinger/Sports And News Content Manager 2021 yearbooks are still on sale!  The yearbooks are...

Homecoming Court 2021

By: Reese Allen/Junior Writer and Content Editor Due to Covid-19, this year has been quite...
Error decoding the Instagram API json

Related Stories

0 0 vote
Article Rating
0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
()
x