Our girl’s soccer team has been on fire this year! With only one loss, due to a dumb PK situation with Layton, the players have been fighting hard, leaving everything on the field.
Today, our soccer warriors are up against Copper Hills High; the game will be at Angle Park at 4, so come and witness greatness unfold.
Shelby Steele, an incredible player on the defensive line says,
“My goal for today’s match is to keep working hard throughout the game, even when I make mistakes. I want to be smart and work alongside my teammates.”
The team is obviously hoping for a win; however, these girls don’t only want to triumph and destroy, but they want to do it as one. It’s a tight-knit group of friends; they have each other’s backs and if they win…they win together!
On a more technical note, overall, the team’s offense and defense are unquestionably strong. Passing with one another, adding pressure when needed, and using strategy and might to score, not much will get through these girls.
Fortunately, the team hasn’t been hit too hard by the whole Covid-19 situation. Players haven’t caught the virus or needed to be quarantined. Despite these wonderful results, a different monster has hurt the team; many have gotten injured.
Specifically, 2 powerful and important forwards, Ruth Wright and Liv Flint, tore their ACLs badly, leaving them out for the remainder of the season. Although Ruth and Liv have had to step down, it has shown just how strong and able the other players are to step up to the plate. They won’t let anything take away their power, ferocity, and drive to play. Through thick and thin…this team will prevail in the face of anything life decides to throw at them.
We can even see this motivation on the wrists of these girls: before games some of the players write down a reason for why they’re playing, on their wrist. Whether it’s for a person, a goal, a struggle, or even just for the rest of the team, they inspire themselves to be the best player they possibly can be. Not just for individual reasons, but for their team and for their school.
This is just one of the many things they do to stay focused and keep their head in the game. After all, the day of the state tournament is coming closer and closer. The mental and physical preparation for this trial is intense, they must keep up the training.
“There was a point when I realized…this is it…it’s beginning…it’s time to step up our game because state is coming and WE will be the victors.”
So come and cheer on our inspirational, extremely hard-working, and truly awesome Davis High Girls Soccer Team today at the Copper Hills game!