From STAFF REPORTS
“Together, they became champions!” has become the team mantra for the Ridgeview Elementary School Soccer Team.
The team’s story of success and perseverance began to culminate on Oct. 14 as the Lady Blazers defeated Vance 4-0 in the first round of tournaments hosted at Ridgeview School in Gray.
This was the first year that the Blazers defeated Vance. The Blazers also took the win over Chuckey Doak in the semifinals.
The teams participated in shootouts because the game ended in a 1-1 tie. The Lady Blazers pulled ahead with four goals against Chuckey Doak’s three. The Blazer’s keeper, Anna Wells, made two saves and her last won the game for Ridgeview.
The Lady Blazers soccer team went on to host TA Dugger for the Conference Championship at Daniel Boone High School on Oct. 21. The Lady Blazers took a 1-0 lead at halftime, which was scored by Presley Gross.
Following the half, the Lady Blazers collected two more goals scored by Michaela Frazier and Kassie Estep.
The Lady Blazers collected their first conference championship in school history.