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Owens Leading Indians In Goals

The Vidalia High School soccer teams split their games with Swainsboro and swept Woodville-Tompkins, but the girls played a solo match with Jeff Davis that went to double overtime before the Yellow Jackets took the win.

Girls vs. Swainsboro

On Tuesday on the road the Indians took on the Tigers of Swainsboro. The VHS girls played well as the game was tied at 1-1 heading into halftime. In the second half, though, Swainsboro added one goal while keeping VHS off the board. That gave the Lady Tigers the 2-1 Region win.

Boys vs. Swainsboro

In the boys game Konner Owens kept up his solid play as he added four more goals to his totals for the season. VHS scored five times in the first half, and four more in the second half to secure a 9-0 win.

Also adding one goal each for VHS were Timothy Corbin, James Collins, Clayton Cox, Will Hamilton, and Andrew Davis.

Girls vs. Jeff Davis

It was a good game between these Region foes, but the Lady Jackets came out on top in the second overtime. Vidalia held the lead in the first half with a goal, but in the second JD tied the game and that sent it to overtime. In the first period neither team scored, but the Jackets found the net in the second OT period to take a 2-1 win over VHS.

Girls vs. Woodville

The VHS girls flipped that score in their game with the Lady Wolverines of Woodville-Tompkins on Friday in Savannah. VHS posted one goal in each half, while holding the Wolverines to one goal in the second. That gave VHS the 2-1 Region win.

Boys vs. Woodville

VHS Junior, Owens, posted four more goals in the Indians game with Woodville on Friday to briefly move into the #1 spot in the state for most goals scored across all classifications with 23. Over the weekend he was overcome by senior Kadeem Agard of South Gwinnett, who now sits at #1 with 26 goals. But Owens' four goals led VHS over the Wolverines. VHS scored just one time in the first half of the game, but led 1-0 going to halftime. In the second half the Indians exploded for six goals on their way to a 7-2 win over the Wolverines.

Hodges added two goals for VHS with Corbin also scoring once. Both the Lady Indians and Indians are 5-6 on the year and are 4-4 in the Region. This week VHS hosted rival Toombs County on Tuesday after presstime. They will be in Hazlehurst on Friday to take on the Yellow Jackets with the first game starting at 5:00 p.m.

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