Brentwood Wins GPS Soccer Tournament

Saturday, August 23, 2003
Centennial kept Red Bank away from the ball during Saturday morning's game, shutting out the Lady Lions 6-0. Click to enlarge.
Centennial kept Red Bank away from the ball during Saturday morning's game, shutting out the Lady Lions 6-0. Click to enlarge.
- photo by Photo Editor Michael Locke

There were six games Saturday in the GPS tournament with the final three being played on the GPS campus and Brentwood High School coming out as the champions.

Brentwood, Centennial and GPS all went 2-1 in the tournament. Brentwood was named champion because of head to head competition.

Saturday morning, Centennial went across the river to play Red Bank and won 6-0. Pope John Paul II tied Baylor 2-2. Lauren Goode scored both goals for the Red Raiders and Brittany Brown had an assist. At GPS, the Bruisers allowed two first half goals and lost 3-1. Allison Silebeck (2) and Kate Hughes scored the first half goals for Brentwood. Caitlin Cook had GPS' only goal. Erin Olinger scored Brentwood's final goal. GPS keeper Kate Chestnut recorded seven saves.

The afternoon session started at 1 p.m. at GPS with Brentwood defeating Red Bank 7-0.

Centennial then faced off with Baylor and held on to a 3-2 win after leading 2-1 at the half. Ashley Murphy and Lauren Goode had goals for Baylor.

The long day of soccer finished with GPS rallying from a 3-0 deficit to defeat Pope John Paul II 4-3. Sophomore Grace Lawson scored all three for the second year program out of Nashville.

GPS used a deep bench to rally in the second half with Caitlin Cook, Sally Wright, Carly Morrow and Katie Desce each scoring one goal. Kate Chestnut had five saves and Katie Goodwin had three saves.

GPS head coach Will Kesler praised the defensive efforts of K.O Campbell, Katie Youell and Katie Cooper.


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