MARIETTA, Ga - The Mount Vernon varsity girls and boys soccer teams were in action on Thursday, Feb. 25, taking on the Walker School Wolverines at Robertson Field.
The varsity girls came away with a 2-1 victory while the varsity boys triumphed in overtime 4-3.
Emma Markland scored at the 31:31 mark off a free kick to give Mount Vernon a 1-0 lead.
After a Walker score, the Mustangs went ahead 2-1 with 10:15 to play when Audrey O'Toole struck from 30-yards out for a score.
In the varsity boys match, the Mustangs and Wolverines battled to a 3-3 tie at the end of regulation.
In overtime, Jamal Arif put the Mustangs ahead late in extra time for the game-winning score.
Parker Hollosi had a big day on the pitch as well, netting a hat trick (three goals).
The varsity boys (3-2) return to action next Wednesday, March 3, traveling to the Weber School to take on the Rams at 4 p.m.
The varsity girls (3-1) are back in action next week as well, traveling to Sandy Creek on Thursday, March 4 to take on the Patriots.
First kick is scheduled for 5:55 p.m. in Tyrone, Ga.
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.