Girls soccer rallies past Panthers
September 9, 2016
Alexa Moss scored one goal shortly before halftime and another early in the second half Tuesday afternoon to put the Douglas High girls soccer team on track to a 6-1 win at home against North Valleys.
Douglas (2-0 league, 3-1 overall) rallied from an early deficit to post its third straight win in the Northern 4A cross-over contest.
North Valleys (0-2 league) took a 1-0 lead near the midway mark of the first half with a long shot that found the upper left corner of the net.
Douglas answered with three minutes left before halftime when Jillyan Jacobson dished off a pass on the right side to Moss, who chipped in a short shot to tie the score.
Moss put the Tigers on top to stay in the 46th minute when Moss gathered in a loose ball in front of the net and pushed it into the net.
Douglas extended its lead to 3-1 in the 55th minute after Moss delivered the ball into the box then Peri Buck got it past one defender and the goalkeeper to score.
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Hannah Mora made it 4-1 in the 60th minute, assisted by Shyla Pisciotti. Buck, assisted by Kyla Hinnant, scored again two minutes later.
Hinnant scored the final goal for Douglas in the 74th minute.
Grace Brooks and Jordan Smith shared time at goalkeeper for the Tigers.
Douglas plays again Saturday at 12:30 p.m. against Spanish Springs in Sparks. The Tigers also travel on Tuesday to face Reed at 6:45 p.m.