Junior PDSSSC Soccer Team Win Grand Final
17 Aug 2023
The Junior PDSSSC Soccer Team have won the PDSSSC competition with their grand final win last week
Congratulations to the Junior PDSSSC Soccer Team who last week won the grand final of the PDSSSC competition with a 3-0 victory against Marian College! The team consists of Years 7 and 8 students.
Year 8 students Kleo, Emma and Georgia have written the below report on their soccer season this year.
It was not an easy task to win the grand final. Our first obstacle was meeting each other for the first time. Despite the fact that some of us knew each other, playing together and learning each other's playing styles was challenging. However, as a team, we rose to the occasion and won our first game 3-0. We finished the round games with four wins, one tie, and one loss, putting us in the quarter-finals.
Our coach, Ms Robson, inspired us to play for one another, even though it took a hard talk at halftime after losing to St Patrick’s Marist College, Dundas. Each week at training we were reminded of this message.
After securing a hard-fought 1-0 win, we played in the semi-finals and won 3-1. This led us to the grand final, the game that we have been working hard for all season. Excited, nervous and a little annoyed because we had to flip our jerseys inside out, we entered the field with 150% energy and played for each other, which is just like Ms Robson would tell us before every single game.
We fought hard till the finish and came out on top 3-0. We were all thrilled as the final whistle blew, bouncing up and down, knowing we were the 2023 PDSSSC Girls Junior Soccer Champions!!
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