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Laura Franks – Guest Contributor
Apr 15 @ 3:39 pm
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The HP Lady Scots celebrate their round #5 win!

In a thrilling matchup, the HP Lady Scots defeated Frisco Independence to take the 5A region II Championship on Saturday, April 13th.  The Scots took the field in a continued downpour after a 4 hour rain delay.  The first score came off a perfect corner by Halley Ray, to Sydney Cox, who initially headed the ball to the net.  Sydney then kicked in the keeper's deflection to put the Scots up 1-0 early in the first 1/2.  Independence scored early in the second 1/2 to tie the game.  With 5 minutes left in regulation play, Presley Echols, off an assist from Cox, was able to connect in a beautiful shot for the game winning goal.  The Lady Scots showed incredible tenacity, heart and grit throughout the game, and earned their place in the State Tournament once again.

Join the community in a send off for the Lady Scots on Wednesday, April 17th at 10 am at the student entrance to Highland Park High School on Westchester Drive (near the parking garage).  The State Semifinal game will be Thursday April 18th, 9:30 am at Birkelbach Field at the Georgetown USD Athletic complex in Georgetown, TX.  The winner of the semifinal match up will advance to the State Final on Saturday, April 20th, 11 am, also at Birkelbach Field.  Ticket, parking, and other spectator information can be found here:  soccer-state-tournament-spectator-information. Those unable to see the game in person may watch live online here (with a paid subscription): https://www.nfhsnetwork.com.

Bring It Home Lady Scots!!

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