On the pitch: Soccer notes for 11.20.14


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DP girls soccer coach reflects on breakout season
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A large crowd packed the stadium on the campus of Olympia High School on Nov. 13 to watch the Titans girls soccer team host rival West Orange.

Each half saw the Warriors score first, only to have Olympia respond each time, including a goal by Carolina Jeffers in the game’s waning moments to preserve the tie.

Aalyiah Bates also scored for Olympia, and Maddison Skretteberg scored twice for the Warriors.

With the draw, West Orange is now 3-0-3 overall and 2-0-1 in Class 5A District 4.

The late goal was an important one for the Titans, who are now 1-1-2 overall and 0-0-1 in 5A-4.

Windermere Prep girls still undefeated

The Windermere Prep Lakers girls soccer team defeated Circle Christian on Nov. 13, 7-0, to remain undefeated. Taylor Duran had two goals and three assists, while Rachel Saunders added two goals and an assist. 

The Lakers are 9-0 currently and will host The First Academy at 3:30 p.m. Nov. 20.

West Orange, Olympia boys earn third wins

The West Orange Warriors and Olympia Titans boys soccer teams each earned their respective third wins of the season last week.

Felipe Silva led the Warriors with a goal and an assist to help key a 6-1 victory over Evans Nov. 13. Keeper Alex Holland had 25 saves on the night as West Orange improved to 3-1.

Juan Garcia, Bryce Gilgallon and Camilo Ferro each scored a goal for Olympia Nov. 14, as the Titans improved to 3-1-1 with a 3-0 shutout of Apopka.

Dr. Phillips girls riding hot streak

The Dr. Phillips girl soccer team has won four consecutive games as of Nov. 17, all four of which have been shutouts.

The Panthers (4-2-1) have outscored opponents 20-0 during the stretch. 

Dr. Phillips defeated Gateway on the road, 8-0, East Ridge on the road, 3-0, Boone at home, 1-0, and Evans on the road, 8-0. 

The contest against the Trojans on Nov. 13 saw senior keeper Sarah Kollas pick up her fourth consecutive shutout, and Stephanie Oliveira, who was called up from junior varsity for the night, recorded a hat trick with three goals on the night.

Contact Steven Ryzewski at [email protected].