Sunshine and warm weather greeted the girls team during their Wednesday game against New Hampton School. Despite struggling to play well in midweek games, the Wildcats scored two goals in the first ten minutes, then put in another two in during the second half. Blessing scored one, Lucy two, and Kusum one. With a comfortable lead, many players got to play up and down the field and try out new positions: Emily Blieberg finished the game in goal, while newcomers Almesha Duhart and Theresa Barth both got minutes in the game. The girls played some of their best soccer of the season and should be proud of their 4-0 victory.
Dublin played well against a stronger Winchendon team. Despite being without senior captains Olivia O'Rourke and Tatiyana Dunkers, the girls team held their opponents scoreless for most of the first half until Winchendon managed to score two goals with minutes left to play. Dublin battled in the second, and built several attacks into Winchendon's box but failed to convert any of those chances. WInchendon scored their final goal on a questionable hand ball call that led to penalty kick. This young team continues to improve especially when they play more experienced teams.
The Dublin girls soccer team played a home game against Tilton, annually one of the top teams in the NEPSAC league. In front of the large home crowd the girls held back wave after wave of attack from a talented Tilton team. After switching their point of attack several times, the Tilton team finally found a hole in our defense and scored their first of seven goals. Though it was a loss for our team, the girls won the hearts of the fans and played with dignity and poise in the face of adversity.
On Wednesday, the Dublin School girls soccer team played a home game vs RVAL rival Eagle Hill. Both teams played with passion, but our girls struck early with two unanswered goals in the first half. With a comfortable lead giving them some confidence, the girls focused on putting together passes and playing solid defense. Both Christen and Amelia shared the goal keeping position. Luna and Liza each scored two goals and Liza collects two assists. The end score was 4-1.
The Dublin Girls soccer team celebrated a big victory this Saturday against Kimball Union Academy. The team bounced back after a tough loss on Friday and battled back after giving up a goal midway through the first half. Once again Luna scored both goals, and had solid support from fellow players. On the defensive side the back four did a solid job of keeping the ball out of our side. Overall the girls played solid defense, passed well, and created scoring opportunities.
The Dublin girls soccer team played at home game against Four Rivers. The visiting team capitalized on our slow start by scoring two goals early on. Dublin answered with one of their own, but the tide had already turned. Despute a stronger second half the momentum was on Four Rivers side and they scored three more times, while we could only answer with one. Luna scored our two goals with assists from Olivia and Liza.