by Portia White
Orcas Island High School
On Oct. 29, The Lady Vikings took on Darrington at home as they played in the senior game.
The teams were neck and neck through the first set, but Darrington took it, along with the next two, resulting in a 0-3 loss for Orcas.
Then on Oct. 30, The Lady Vikings went to La Conner, but unfortunately lost 0-3. The team will head onto districts playing on Nov. 5 against Auburn Adventist.
If they win they will then play on Nov. 7, but if they don’t their season will be complete.
The Lady Vikings finished their season off strong, ending third in the league. Their game on Saturday Oct. 26 was a nail biter, facing off against La Conner at home for their senior game. The game went into overtime with a 0-0 score, and had to go into penalty kicks. The Lady Vikings won PKs with a score of 3-1, without having to shoot the final shot. The final score of the game was 1-0.
On Oct. 30, the team traveled to La Conner to face off once again. This game placed Orcas in the #3 spot when they beat the Braves 1-0. Arla Sutton scored the only goal of the game off of a penalty kick after a foul in the box. This win brought the Lady Vikings soccer season to a close. As Sutton would say, “Third in the league, baby!”
The Vikings finished off the regular season with a clean 12-0 streak. On Oct. 26th, the team took on La Conner for the homecoming game, finishing with a 2-0 win. Then on Oct. 29th, Lopez came to Orcas, and the Vikings pulled through with another victory, ending 12-0. The team will be going onto Districts and will play on Tuesday Nov. 5 at Anacortes High School and then again on Nov. 7. The team is hoping to make it back to state this year.
The Vikings headed to South Whidbey to compete in districts for a spot to go to state. The team has been training non-stop in preparation for this meet.