Soccer - Middle School Girls
Greenville, S.C.- The Spartanburg Day School middle school girls' soccer team defeated Shannon Forest Tuesday afternoon 7-2.
The Griffins came out strong with two quick goals by Tressa Greene and Raegan Cash. Cash would go on to score a hat trick before the end of the half to put the Griffins up 4-1.
Cate Schwindemann scores a quick goal in the start of the second half with an assist by Cash. Not long after Charly Ezman scored off a penalty kick. The Griffins would finish the Crusaders off with one more goal after an assist by Tressa Greene, Cash would add a seventh.
The Griffins hit the field again Friday against region rival Langston Charter.
Spartanburg, S.C.- The Spartanburg Day School middle school girls' soccer team defeated Cambridge academy Wednesday afternoon 3-0.
Goals were scored by Raegan Cash (2) and Emily Cobourn (1). The defense held strong and was led by Ellie MacMullan.
This was the Griffins fourth win in a row and their overall record now stands at 7-2. They will be back in action on Tuesday, April 17 when they travel to Shannon Forest Christian School. The kick off is scheduled for 4:00 p.m.
Spartanburg, S.C.- The Spartanburg Day School middle school girls' soccer team defeated Oakbrook Prep 5-0.
The Griffins were strong early offensively with a goal by Karine Nguyen. Not long after Raegan Cash would score twice to give SDS a half-time lead of 3-0.
The second half would be much of the same with goals by Emily Cobourn to finish off Oakbrook 5-0.
The Griffins hit the field again on Wednesday, April 11 with a home contest against Cambridge Academy. Kick off is scheduled for 4:00 p.m.
Spartanburg, S.C.- The Spartanburg Day School Middle School girl's soccer team beat Spartanburg Christian Academy 5-1.
Spartanburg, S.C.- The Spartanburg Day School middle school girls' soccer defeated Hampton Park 1-0.
The only goal of the game came after 21 seconds as eighth grader Raegan Cash dribbled through the defense and scored with a low driven shot into the corner of the goal.
The Griffins record now stands at 4-2 and will be back in the action on Tuesday, March 27 when they host Spartanburg Christian Academy. Kick off is scheduled for 4:00 p.m.
Spartanburg, S.C.- The Spartanburg Day School middle school girls' soccer team lost a heart breaker yesterday against Shannon Forest 1-0.
The Griffins had possession of the ball and had a very aggressive attack for the majority of the game. The Griffins defense was strong and was able to stop Shannon forest at midfield for first 50 minutes.
With less than 10 minutes in the game and Shannon Forest attacker dribbled through the back line and fouled by an SDS defender. She quickly set the ball up and fired a shot that hit the back of the Griffins net to put The Crusaders up 1-0. Despite their efforts for the last 8 minutes, the Griffins were unable to score.
The team will be back in action on Friday as they host Hampton Park. Kick off is scheduled for 4:00 p.m.
Greenville, S.C.- The Spartanburg Day middle school girls' soccer team earned their third victory of the season against Mitchell road 3-2.
The game was back and forth in the first few minutes of the first half. Tressa Greene followed up a shot by Emily Cobourn to put the Griffins up 1-0. Not long after, Emily Cobourn dribbled through MRCA’s last defender to score another goal ending the first half 2-0.
Mitchell road came out strong in the second half with some offensive opportunities. A free kick from Raegan Cash into the box and a cross from Liza Webster to Emily Cobourn would put the Griffins up 3-0. But MRCA was not ready to throw the towel in. A long shot outside the 18 and an aggressive push in the box would put them back in the game with 2 quick goals. SDS was able to hold on and beat the region rival.
The teams record now stands at 3-1. They will be back in action on Tuesday, March 20 with an away game against Shannon Forest Christian School. Kick off is scheduled for 4:00 p.m.
Spartanburg, S.C.- The Spartanburg Day middle school girls' soccer team defeated Spartanburg prep Tuesday afternoon 9-0.
Eighth grader Emily Cobourn scored within the first 30 seconds to put the Griffins in the lead. The momentum continued ending the second half up 6-0.
SDS possessed the ball the majority of the second half scoring three goals to seal the region victory 9-0.
Goals were scored by Emily Cobourn(2), Tressa Greene (1), Raegan cash (3), Ebbe Stille (1) and Charly Ezman (2).
The Griffins take on Mitchell Road Christian Academy on Thursday in Greenville.
Spartanburg, S.C.- The Spartanburg Day School middle school girls' team traveled to greenwood this afternoon and defeated Cambridge Academy 9-0.
The Griffins started out strong with a goal by Tressa Greene and assist by Emily Cobourn within the first 5 minutes. Three goals from Raegan Cash would continue the offensive run for SDS and end the half 4-0.
The second half would be much of the same story. Ebbe Stille, Charly Ezman, and Liza Webster each had a goal a piece along with two own goals by Cambridge Academy.
This puts SDS at 1-1 on the season. They will be back in action on Tuesday, March 13 as they host Spartanburg Prep. Kick off is scheduled for 4:00 p.m.
Spartanburg, S.C.- The Spartanburg Day School middle school girls' soccer team lost their first game of the season to Bob Jones Academy Tuesday afternoon 3-0.
The Lions came out strong with multiple shots on goal. SDS was able to hold on defensively, but an own goal would put them down 1-0 going into the half.
The Griffins came out with more of an offensive presence in the second half creating multiple opportunities to score. However, Bob Jones would get another goal to put them up 2-0 with about 12 minutes left and would finish once more before the final whistle.
The Griffins will be back in action on Thursday, 8 March as they travel to Greenwood to play Cambridge Academy. Kick off is scheduled for 4:00 p.m.
Hayley Ferrell Pickens
Coach Hayley Ferrell Pickens joined the Griffin coaching staff in spring of 2015. Coach Pickens lends her talents to SDS as the middle school girls’ basketball and soccer coach, as well as the assistant swimming coach and assistant varsity girls’ soccer coach. She played NCAA Division II soccer at Georgia College where she holds an all-time scoring record. She was also All-Region and All-Conference for three years. After her collegiate career she went on to assist one season at NAIA school, Emmanuel College and two season at NCAA Division I Wofford College. She loves being being able to be involved in a variety of sports of all levels at SDS, along with the drive and competitiveness in her student-athletes.