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VHS Over Toombs In Shootout

VHS Over Toombs In Shootout VHS Over Toombs In Shootout

The Vidalia High School soccer teams played two Region foes last week, including rival Toombs County High School at home on Tuesday. They then traveled to Jeff Davis to play the Yellow Jackets on Thursday. The girls lost both of their games while the boys split their matches, getting a shootout win over Toombs.

Girls vs. TCHS

In the girls game against the Lady Bulldogs neither team was able to find the net in the first half, sending the game to halftime tied at 0-0.

In the second half of the game the Lady Bulldogs picked up one goal and then held VHS to get the Region win over the Lady Indians, 1-0.

Boys vs. TCHS

What a game this was between the Bulldogs and the Indians, with VHS pulling out the win in a shootout.

Vidalia scored one goal in the first half off a kick by Konner Owens. That goal gave VHS the early lead on Toombs, and they carried that into halftime. In the second half Owens added one more goal, but TCHS came back with two goals to tie the game at 2-2 and force overtime.

After no goals were scored during overtime, the game went to a shootout. During the shootout the Indians found the back of the net 4 times, while Toombs managed just 2, giving VHS the big Region victory over their rival.

Tate McDaniel made two saves in the shootout. Andrew Davis, James Collins, Konner Owens, and Will Hamilton made their shots and delivered a victory for the Indians. The win moves Vidalia into 4th place in the Region.

Coach Harrell commented on the continued from page

match, 'First, I want to praise this young group, they have battled through a tough first half of the season. They ended up on the wrong side of some very close Region matches. They continue to improve each week. I am extremely proud of their effort tonight. They came out and played very well against a very talented Toombs County team. We are going to enjoy this victory tonight and then tomorrow get back to work. We travel to Jeff Davis Thursday. Again so proud of this team. What a great day to be a Vidalia Indian!'

Girls vs. JD

In the Lady Indians game against the Lady Jackets Vidalia picked up a goal in the first half of the game to hold the early lead. Jeff Davis, though, came back in the second half with two goals to take the lead and take the win over VHS, 2-1.

Boys vs. JD

In the boys game Owens and Daniel Hodges each put one goal on the board, but that fell just short. Both VHS and JD scored one goal in the first half, but VHS managed to find the back of the net just once in the second half while JD scored twice.

That gave the Jackets the win, 3-2 over VHS.

This week the Indians hosted Bacon County for Region matchup on Tuesday after presstime, and will be back on the pitch on Thursday at East Laurens with games starting at 5:00 p.m.

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