The Rockport-Fulton High School (RFHS) Lady Pirate soccer team scored another nine goals in district play in their 9-0 victory over the Palacios Lady Sharks Monday, March 8 at home.
RFHS’ current district record is 6-1, with an 11-4 overall record.
The Lady Pirates scored three quick goals in the first 20 minutes against Palacios. Naveya Davila, Riley Parker, and Madison Duval were RFHS’ early goal scorers. RFHS went into the half up 3-0 and doubled that total in the second half.
In the 48th minute, Riley Parker took a shot just outside the 18-yard box and sailed it just over the reach of the Palacios keeper into the back corner of the net for a 4-0 lead.
In the 50th minute, Kiley Kopp received a pass from Caitlyn Ramaker near the sideline and made a run laterally into the 18-yard box. Kopp finished just in front of the Palacios keeper to make it 5-0.
In the 56th minute, Ramaker received a precise cross from Duval on a corner kick and easily redirected the cross with a header to the back corner of the net to make it 6-0.
In the 62nd minute, KJ Whidden sliced and diced her way inside the 18-yard box and finished on a strike right in front of the Palacios keeper to make it 7-0.
In the 67th minute, Kaylie Skinner received an accurate cross inside the 18 from Whidden near the sideline. Skinner redirected the cross with a right-footed volley and squeezed the ball just outside the reach of the Palacios keeper for an 8-0 lead.
In the 75th minute, Whidden scored her second goal of the game to make it 9-0.
Whidden and Parker led RFHS in goals with two each.
RFHS’ next game is 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 16 at Gonzales.