I was excited to make the Varsity soccer team and start many games both JV and Varsity.
Our Football team won a state championship and I was really excited to transition into soccer with the rest of my team. Our soccer team was going through another rebuilding year and we were ready for a great season.
One of our stars plays for the US Soccer Development Academy. Though both he and the school followed every step in the process to get sign-off to play his senior year with us, he was denied the opportunity. Another senior football player played every down in football this year, and in the first game he tore his hamstring in the first half. Last, two football players didn’t show to tryouts due to the long football season.
With us having high hopes at the beginning of the season, our key player losses were a setback. But that wasn’t going to stop us. We pulled our goalie to play defense and played our sophomore goalie to give him more experience. With this we started the season.
We had offensive problems and did not score many goals. As the season continued, we started playing much better. We evolved from getting beat really bad to playing some really competitive games. We actually earned a chance to make the playoffs. Though we were not able to go to the playoffs we are all optimistic about next year.
As our team struggled at the beginning of the year but our coaches never gave up on us. We are now a much better team. We will have a better team next year. Our middle school program really is good and we are gaining multiple players who will be new to the school . I am excited about Parish soccer program next year.