Mt. Pleasant Girls Soccer Wins First Game of the Season in Sudden Death

Mediapolis, IA- The Panthers Girls Soccer team traveled over to face off against the Bulldogs of Mediapolis to start off their season. It took an extra period, but Mt. Pleasant starts the season with a 1-0 record winning 3-2.

Mediaplis scored first and took the lead into halftime. Elly Manning would take over the game for the Panthers as she tied the game with 33 minutes remaining with an unassisted goal. The stubborn Bulldogs would take back the lead, but Manning was equally determined and netted another goal to set the score level at 2.

With the game tied 2-2 at the end of the second period, it was on to overtime as both teams searched for the golden goal. Who else would you expect to score than Manning? Her hat-trick gave Mt. Pleasant the win on the night 3-2. Eli Heaton had 4 saves between the posts.

The Panthers will take on Central Lee on Friday as they look to move to 2-0 on the season against the Hawks.