ATLANTA - The Mount Vernon varsity girls soccer team picked up its third straight victory on Tuesday afternoon, shutting out the Weber School Rams on the road 6-0.
After a back-and-forth first half, Mount Vernon broke through the scoreless barrier with six minutes remaining when Gracie Hudgins knocked in a goal for a 1-0 lead.
A minute later, Gracie assisted Emery Hoffman, who connected for a 2-0 lead that would sustain going into halftime.
In the second half, Audrey O'Toole had a breakout performance, scoring four goals to propel the Mustangs to victory.
O'Toole scored her first goal with 31 minutes to play in the match to give Mount Vernon a commanding 3-0 lead.
An own goal given to O'Toole seven minutes later pushed the Mustang lead to 4-0.
With 23 minutes to play, Madeline Hudgins assisted O'Toole on her third goal for a 5-0 advantage.
The final goal came with 16 minutes remaining with Gracie assisting O'Toole for a 6-0 edge.
The Mustangs (10-3) return to the pitch on Friday, April 5, traveling to Holy Innocents for a key Area-7 match against the Golden Bears.
Kickoff is scheduled for 4 p.m.at Baker Field.
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.