Soccer Roundup: Vicksburg splits, Lady Vikes win in region games

Published 1:03 am Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Midori Allen and Alysha Murrell scored two goals apiece, and Vicksburg High’s girls’ soccer team won its second consecutive region game by beating Forest Hill 7-0 on Tuesday.

Allen scored both of her goals in the first half, and then assisted on one of Murrell’s two second-half goals.

Amari Johnson also had a goal and two assists for the Missy Gators, while Abigayl Haigh and seventh-grader Tamiyah Davis netted one each. Erin Smith also had an assist.

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Haigh’s goal was the first of the midfielder’s high school career.

In the boys’ half of the doubleheader at Memorial Stadium, Forest Hill defeated Vicksburg 4-2. Willie Moore and Cameron Nailor had Vicksburg’s goals, and Keegan Blount had one assist.

Vicksburg will next play on Dec. 14, when it hosts Raymond in a girls-boys doubleheader beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Warren Central 2, Terry 0
Brooke Steed scored twice in overtime, and Warren Central’s girls’ soccer team picked up a crucial Region 5-6A victory against Terry.

Anaya Holt made six saves for Warren Central. Steed scored two minutes into the second 10-minute overtime period off an assist from Jordan Polk, and then had an unassisted goal in the 18th minute of overtime.

The Lady Vikes (6-4, 1-1 MHSAA Region 5-6A) outshot Terry 23-14, had 16 shots on goal, and bounced back after losing their region opener last week against Pearl. Both of their region games have been decided in overtime.