The Lady Pioneers had a great weekend winning the Region X Championship and improving their overall record to 12-5-1 and finished Region X play 9-0-1.
The semifinal game was played against Wake Tech CC. SMC won 4-0 scoring all four goals in the second half. Freshman defender Madison Stewart from Florence, SC made an overlapping run and scored at the back post on an assist from freshman forward Beyoncé Williams (Greenville, SC) seven minutes into the second half. Freshman forward Campbell Gibson (Summerville, SC) scored the next 2 goals and assisted on the final goal. Williams had the assist on Gibson's first goal. Sophomore forward Heather Turner (Gadson, SC) scored the final goal and also assisted Gibson’s second goal.
In the finals, the Lady Pioneers took on rival Cape Fear. The Lady Pioneers came out strong and scored at the 25th minute. The goal was scored by Campbell Gibson and was assisted by Madison Stewart. With seven minutes left in the first half freshman forward Amiyah Robinson from Walterboro, SC scored on an assist by freshman midfielder Angelica Gonzalas from Spartanburg, SC.
SMC's defense played extremely well in this tournament by not giving up a goal. In 10 region games this year the defense only gave up 2 goals.
The Lady Pioneers will face Georgia Military College on Thursday, November 7th.