In perhaps the strangest sports analogies ever used you can classify Lady Dragon Soccer's two playoff wins of 2019 as identical twin victories. In each game the Lady Dragons led by a slim margin at the break. In each game the team has buried their opponent on the strength of a second half surge. In the Bi-District round against Flower Mound there were three second half goals and so too tonight. In each game the team pulled away for identical 5-1 victories with tonight's win coming over South Grand Prairie.
The Lady Dragons surged out to a 2-0 lead on duplicate first half goals by Madi Drenowatz, the later coming with just 2 seconds before the first half horn. Any thoughts of an SGP comeback in the 2nd half were squelched by Kendall (Pants on the Ground) Gilpin's PK which came after Sydney Nobles was fouled in the box. In typical fashion Taylor Tufts saw Madi Drenowatz's two goals and said "hey, you are not going to leave me out of the fun" and now the lead is 4-0 and the game is essentially over. Syd Nobles would score the game's final tally for SLC as the squad raced out to a 5-0 lead. The Warriors would add a window dressing goal late to spoil the shutout.
The Lady Dragons, 23-1-2 overall bolt into Round 3 where they await their opponent, either #4 in the nation Coppell - remember the Lady Dragons started this week at #5 - or Mansfield Lake Ridge which will be determined in a match tomorrow night.