Sophomore Aja Foster and junior Sesan Mesfin battle for the ball to get their team on offense and score a goal. Photo by Nicholas Gordon.
Junior Audrey Brumfield and freshman Linde Stockton go after the ball with teammates close behind for help during the second half of the girls’ soccer scrimmage at FC on Aug 4. Photo by Nicholas Gordon.
Junior Katie Yankey and junior Bella Crist compete to get the ball as Yankey attempts to score a goal for the gold team. Photo by Brooke Miller.
FC soccer bags lie around the sidelines containing everything needed for the scrimmage. Photo by Nicholas Gordon.
With the scrimmage over, team gold and team green show sportsmanship by high fiving and saying “good game” to each other, now more prepared to face Silver Creek Aug 16. Photo by Nicholas Gordon.
Junior Katie Yankey dribbles the ball down the field ready to advance it to one of her forward teammates. Photo by Nicholas Gordon.
Junior Sesan Mesfin powerfully punts the ball into the air at the beginning of the scrimmage. Photo by Brooke Miller.
Junior Spencer Freiberger ties her shoelaces during warm-ups for the girls green and gold soccer scrimmage.“The warmups are basically what get us into the right mindset of the game. We get rid of any bad touches that we have on the ball with a series of passing drills and do a lot of dynamics in sync with each other to get motivated as a team,” said Freiberger. Photo by Brooke Miller.
During pregame warm-up, junior Bella Crist gets ready by doing drills before the scrimmage at Floyd Central. Photo by Nicholas Gordon.
“I love being on the field with everyone I’ve worked super close with all season and just leaving everything out there. Your adrenaline starts pumping and everything goes and it’s just amazing,” said sophomore Maria Hopper. Photo by Brooke Miller.
Senior Renee Sisloff prepares to kick the moving soccer ball to another member of the green team. Photo by Brooke Miller.
Freshman Ella Lavigne and senior Renee Sisloff focus on rushing to get to the ball before the other team. Photo by Brooke Miller.
Coach Lewis Stevens stands with his players as he goes over next week’s practices and the upcoming game against Silver Creek at the end of the scrimmage. Photo by Brooke Miller.
Freshman Mesereti Bitner and junior Celia Dutton race to get the ball during the first half of the game. Photo by Brooke Miller.
Head coach Lewis Stevens talks to the girls about what they are doing right and wrong before the second half of the game gets started. “When out there you will have to play to your best capability,” says Stevens. Photo by Nicholas Gordon.
Before the game, FC girls announce their names so that family and friends will be able to recognize each player..“It’s so great being apart of a group of people who all have the same goals and want to push each other to be better everyday,” says sophomore Maria Hopper. Photo by Nicholas Gordon.
Family and friends were able to buy team shirts to show their support for FC’s Girls’ soccer team at the game Aug. 4. Photo by Nicholas Gordon.