ALPHARETTA, Ga. - The Mount Vernon varsity girls soccer team started the 2021 campaign on the right foot on Tuesday afternoon, defeating the King's Ridge Christian School Tigers 7-1 on the road.
The Mustangs scored first in the opening period at the 38:57 mark when Emma Markland assisted Audrey O'Toole for a 1-0 lead.
In the second half, the Mustangs poured on the offense, scoring six goals while allowing just one.
Ella Parker and Markland assisted O'Toole for her second a third goals.
Emily Raeside punched in two scores with less than 15 minutes to play with assists from O'Toole and Taylor Keller.
Keller also scored an unassisted goal with 5:19 play in the match for a 6-1 Mustang lead.
The final score of the match came with 3:10 remaining on a Raeside assist to Lindsey Franklin.
The Mustangs (1-0) return to the pitch on Thursday, Feb. 18, traveling to Mt. Pisgah.
First kick is slated for 6 p.m. in Johns Creek.
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.