ATHENS – A huge 2nd quarter by host Athens Academy put Providence Christian’s soccer crew in a gap it could not get out of in a 70-35 decline Friday at Athens Academy.
The Storm (1-3) had been tied 7-7 early and trailed only 15-13 soon after the initial quarter, but the Spartans outscored them 34-9 in the next quarter to seize manage by halftime.
“It was a back again and forth activity early,” Providence coach Jonathan Beverly said. “It was 7-7, and then 15-13. It was a shootout early, but then we stalled on a few of drives and gave up a distinctive groups rating.
“Offensively, I considered we were being really clicking. Defensively, we experienced a difficult time halting the operate, and it snowballed on us in the next quarter.”
Storm quarterback Connor Jones had a powerful night time, throwing for 380 yards and a few TDs and introducing a pair of scores on the floor.
Matthew Miller hauled in 14 receptions, including all three landing passes from Jones.