The Lady Raiders beat Niceville at home on Dec. 16, 4 – 0. The victory gave the Raiders an unbeaten district record and earned them the number one seed in the district playoffs that begin Jan. 13.
For the first 30 minutes, the match was a typical game between two powerhouse teams that were both undefeated in district play. The winner would get the number one seed going into the district playoffs. Although the Raiders controlled most of the play, they were unable to put the ball into the net.
Finally in the 34th minute, Emily Madril raced down the sideline and crossed the ball to the center of the field. Michaela Stone was open for the pass and scored the first goal.
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