April 19, 2024


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Rockwall girls take down Fort Bend Ridge Point in double-overtime thriller, reach state title game

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GEORGETOWN — Morgan Countryman may well be the definition of a tremendous-sub.

Countryman, a freshman came into the match for Rockwall in the 85th moment, scored twice in more time to send the Yellow Jackets into the point out title video game with a 4-2 gain in excess of Fort Bend Ridge Level in a Course 6A ladies semifinal at Birkelbach Discipline.

“It’s unreal to do this as a freshman,” Countryman reported. “I’ve place the tough function in, but it’s form of unbelievable and feels astounding.”

Countryman cleaned up a free ball in the box adhering to a corner kick in the 94th minute, then took a as a result of ball from Brinlee Weir a number of minutes later and defeat the Ridge Issue goalie on a a single-on-one as Rockwall scored four moments versus a workforce that entered the contest with 13 straight shutouts and hadn’t yielded a objective given that Feb. 15.

“I think there was a statement to be designed nowadays,” Rockwall coach Melissa Garcia explained. “All week extensive we’d heard about how Ridge Stage is undefeated and no a single scores on them, and at halftime I believe the ladies had just had plenty of and the switch flipped.”

Immediately after Ridge Level intensely controlled the operate of engage in and led 1- at the crack adhering to Charlotte Richardson’s properly-placed shot from 25 yards out in the 13th minute, the Yellow Jackets came out seeking like a distinctive staff in the 2nd half and tied the game in the 52nd moment when Madelyn Weir finished off a go from Avery Shipman.

“Our halftime chat was very intense,” senior midfielder Lauren Piper. “We acquired yelled at and got pushed to give it our all and which is what we did.”

Piper’s header in the 71st moment off a corner kick by Shipman set the Yellow Jackets forward 2-1, but Ridge Issue (26-1) responded four minutes afterwards on Dayo Tennyson’s complete off a good cross into the box from Taylor Vinson to power additional time.

In its to start with excursion to the condition match, Rockwall (22-3-2) will now have a opportunity to bring residence a condition title.

“There’s not a phrase to express or explain what these girls did,” Garcia mentioned. “Everything the little ones have carried out all 12 months set them up for this victory.”


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