ATLANTA - The Mount Vernon varsity girls soccer team snapped a two-game slide on Tuesday afternoon, taking down the Galloway School Scots in convincing fashion 6-1 at the Galloway Athletics Complex.
The Mustangs broke the scoring barrier six minutes into the match when Audrey O'Toole found the back of the net for her first of two scores for a 1-0 lead.
With 17 minutes to play in the first half, O'Toole connected with Madeline Hudgins for a score to put Mount Vernon ahead 2-0.
The final goal of the half came Madeline with five minutes to play to put Mount Vernon up 3-0 at intermission.
In the second period, Galloway opened with a goal in the first seven minutes of play followed by a 3-0 Mustang run to end the match.
Gracie Hudgins scored with 29 minutes to play, O'Toole 14 minutes later and Katieanne Peterson connected with seven minutes remaining to seal the victory.
The Mustangs (9-3) return to the pitch on Friday, March 29, traveling to Atlanta International School.
Kickoff is scheduled for 4 p.m.
The Mount Vernon Athletic Department strives to build the student-athlete by providing a five-star experience built on community, courage, development, hospitality and professionalism. As a school of inquiry, innovation and impact grounded in Christian values, we prepare all students to be college-ready, globally competitive, and engaged citizen leaders. For more information on Mount Vernon athletics, visit www.mountvernonathletics.com and follow @MV_Athletics on Twitter for up-to-the-minute news on the Mustangs.