With Sectionals closing in on the Mount Vernon lady soccer team, the lady Wildcats continue to play hard and gather wins. Thursday at home the lady Wildcats picked up their sixth and seventh wins of the season by beating the visiting South Knox Spartans 3-1 on Thursday and Vincennes Lincoln 2-1 on Saturday.
Wildcat senior striker Kate Cox scored twice on Thursday and twice on Saturday as she continued to help not only her team, but also her career goals total. With this weeks goals Cox has 107 goals placing her all alone in the 8th position in the all time Indiana High School girl soccer scoring list.
Sophomore Zoee Brown scored the other Mount Vernon goal Thursday and Kinsey Johnson got on the board with a couple assists.
Saturday the seniors made sure their final home game ended in a victory and the team fought back after being behind 1-0 to the Alices at halftime. With 19:17 left in the game Wildcat senior Kate Cox scored tying the game at 1-1. Cox put the Wildcats ahead just ten minutes later when Zoee Brown made a wide open pass to the Senior striker and Cox placed it in the back of the net. The 2-1 victory is a big confidence booster for the lady Wildcats as they enter sectional play in just a week.
With the two victories this week, Mount Vernon improved their record to 7-6 on the season. The Lady Wildcats will play on their final three games on the road this week at Central, Boonville and South Spencer.