Girls’ soccer team advances to sectionals

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.”

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