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Girls soccer kicks off at Angeline

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Kyla Weisinger
Mya Stapleton dribbles past the defenders looking for an opportunity to score.

The Angeline Academy girls soccer premiere season started off strong with a 9-1 victory over Centennial Middle on January 30.

Lead scorer, Eve Douglas earned six goals for the night, proving to be a dominating force on the field. Malina Bunwat scored two goals and Elise Winterroth scored the remaining goal.

The girls only had a week of practice before their first game took place, so there was a lot to prepare for in a very short time frame. Coach Mitchell, coming from a successful boys soccer season- earning the title of district champs, is focusing on growing the team as a whole.

The team huddles up at the start of the game. (Tiffany Mitchell)

“We are working on making the girls come together as one team, whether they knew each other or not,” Mitchell explained.

Eighth-grade captains, Winteroth and Douglas, hope to create a positive spirit on the team.

“We try to have fun in warmups and make sure everyone is keeping up a good energy,” Winteroth explained.

Winteroth and Douglas believe communication is key to a strong team.

“We make sure we are vocal on the field,” Douglas said. “We want to motivate the team to succeed.”

Knowing the boy’s team has already secured a district win, many of the girls have their sights set on the same goal.

“I am definitely going to hold the girls to the same standard I held the boys to, and push them hard,” Coach Mitchell explained.

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Elise Winterroth is an eighth-grade student at Angeline Academy. She enjoys playing soccer for her club team and plans to play for Angeline Academy in the Spring. She hopes to attend the University of Florida in the future and major in Biology.
Eve Douglas, Writer
Eve Douglas is an eighth-grade student at Angeline Academy. She enjoys playing soccer for her club team and plans to run track for Angeline Academy in the Spring. She hopes to continue playing soccer at the collegiate level in the future.
Mrs. Swain, Adviser
Mrs. Swain has been teaching for fourteen years and this is her 8th year as a journalism adviser. This year she is advising The Arrow yearbook staff and The Bowman's Beacon newspaper staff. She hopes to see the journalism program, Arrow Media, continue to grow at Angeline Academy of Innovation.
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