Moments later, Jeseca Hinds collected a rebound after a Stallion shot and knocked it in for a 2-0 advantage, pushing her team-leading goal total to 20 for the season. Southwest did a good job of utilizing its speed and possessing the ball, especially down the stretch.
Senior central defender Samantha Williams, who helped Southwest control the midfield, was named as the match Most Valuable Player. Senior tri-captain Meagan Robeson, with four saves, earned the shutout in goal for Southwest, the 10th of the season for the Stallions and fourth in the playoffs. Southwest had an 18-7 advantage in shots on goal.
Both teams were making their initial trip to an NCHSAA women's soccer final. Southwest finished with a 15-2-2 record while Avery was 20-2-2 overall, but the Lady Vikings enjoyed their best year ever with four playoff victories this year after only two all-time prior to this season
The Raleigh Sports Consortium serves as the primary host city partner for the women's soccer championship, along with the Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau. Wendy's is the presenting sponsor for the NCHSAA sports program.
Avery County 0 0 -- 0
Southwest Onslow 0 2 -- 2
49th minute SW--Armani Boswell (Jamie Berti)
51st minute SW--Jeseca Hinds