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Gate City soccer squads advance to M7 finals

From staff reports • May 19, 2019 at 1:38 AM

BRISTOL, Va. — Brooklyn Smith kept a clean sheet, Amanda Vermillion scored two goals and the Gate City girls soccer team blanked Abingdon 4-0 on Saturday in the semifinals of the Mountain 7 District tournament at Sugar Hollow Park.

Caroline Dishner and Jamie Watts scored a goal apiece and Abby Williams tallied an assist for the Lady Blue Devils, who will take on John Battle for the championship Monday at Sugar Hollow Park. Game time is set for 7 p.m.

The Lady Trojans topped Wise Central 3-1 to reach the final. Abingdon and Central meet in consolation play Monday at 5 p.m.



Gate City 4, Union 1

BRISTOL, Va. — The Blue Devils spread the wealth in advancing to Monday’s Mountain 7 tournament title game against Abingdon. Andrew Pendleton, Noah Jones, Matt Johnson and Daniel Mann netted goals and Levi Rhoton and Pendleton recorded saves.

Gate City and Abingdon are scheduled to play at 7 p.m. for the title. The Falcons edged John Battle 2-0 to reach the final.

The Bears and Trojans face off in consolation action Monday at 5 p.m.