Saint Vincent’s hands Lady Tigers first region loss
by Whitley Clifton | March 14, 2019 4:32 pm
by HALEI LAMB
All good things must come to an end—even a winning streak. Swainsboro High School’s varsity soccer team went into last Thursday’s game against Saint Vincent’s prepared for a battle as the Saints were the reigning state champions and have had a stronghold on Class AA soccer for a while now.
Sure enough, the Lady Tigers found themselves routed 10-0, a sour, ironic score considering Swainsboro handed Jefferson County a 10-0 loss just two days prior. Swainsboro’s offense has been potent thus far with Kirsten Gray leading the way. The Lady Tigers’ defense has done well, too. However, the Saints tamped out Swainsboro in every way possible as the Lady Tigers couldn’t muster a single goal for the first time all year, which, again, is ironic considering that’s been Swainsboro’s m.o. (method of operation) against most opponents to date.
With the defeat at the hands of Saint Vincent’s, Swainsboro’s 5-game win streak and unblemished region record came to a halt, but that’s all the more fuel for…
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