oct. 22, 2015
The Liberty girls’ varsity soccer team has advanced to the Section 9 Class B sectional tournament and will face opponent Dover on their home field Oct. 27 at 2 p.m.
The Indians secured a spot in the finals on after defeating Burke with a winning score of 4 – 1
The victory marks the eighth win for the girls this season.
According to Coach Anne Ramos, this year’s team has better cohesion and knowledge of the game. This, she says, has been key to the team’s improved win/loss record and sectional qualifier.
In addition, of our team plays travel soccer with Liberty United Soccer Club, where they “compete against high quality opponents.”
“This experience leads to more creativity on the field, Mrs. Ramos said. “They never give up and that’s what makes them winners.”
Led this year by team captains McKinnley Conklin (defense), Zoey Jackson (goal keeper) and Karisa Yoli (defense), the girls have adopted new team closeness this year and it is evident.
“We’re so proud of our team. We've never seen more determined, talented, and all around amazing players. They play their hearts out every single game, win or lose, and never give up, no matter the score,” the girls said, noting that they’ve created wonderful friendships and always work to lift each other up, no matter the score.
“The key to a successful team is strength, courage, determination, and heart. This is the definition of our team. Game after game, we keep moving forward and pushing ourselves to be better and better,” Conklin, Jackson and Yoli said. “As graduating seniors, we will truly miss this team. It’s been a privilege.”