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Mitty vs Valley Christian – GSF Girls Soccer 2014 – Mitty ends VC perfect record, Kristina Sola scores three goals

Posted January 16, 2014 by in – A classic showdown between two great soccer programs, Mitty squared off against previously unbeaten Valley Christian.
The Warriors had a perfect record coming in to the game having allowed zero goals against them. But that quickly changed midway thru the first half when the Monarchs found a way to get thru VC goal keeper Alexis Smith. Mitty’s junior mid-fielder Mara Galeb-Roskopp assisted the goal to Ashley Kirchick who was positioned perfectly right at the corner of the goal for the tip in.
Valley Christian easily scored minutes later when senior Brianna Visalli found sophomore Nicole Carson streaking wide open right up the middle. Carson scored to tie the game up 1-1 going in to intermission.
Valley Christian started the second half aggressive. Carson scored early for the Warriors to take the lead 2-1.
But the Monarchs were determined to beat their league rival in front of the home crowd. Kristina Sola evened up the score by sending a 25 yard boot right inside the upper corner of the goal post.
Valley Christian had the perfect opportunity to tie up why score a few minutes later when Visalli on the corner kick gave Carson a good look at the goal but Carson’s kick sailed high up the cross bar.
With less than five minutes left, Mitty earned themselves a corner kick thanks to freshman Amaya Zabalza’s hustle. That led to Sola’s second goal of the game. Sola kicked a perfect ball right off the finger tips of Smith. That was the last goal of the game and the Monarchs upset the Warriors 3-2.

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