Lady Pirate soccer overcame obstacles to continue playoff tradition

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2019 Lady Pirate Soccer team

Photo/Randall Luker

Graduating Lady Pirates are Kelsie Droptini, Jillian Simmons, Jaci Mathews, Reagan Castilaw, Gracyn Gilbreath and Mallory Chilton.

For the past ten years, nine under the direction of Coach Ralph Fields, the Vidor Lady Pirate soccer team has made the playoffs. This year’s team also set a new team record for the number of wins, surpassing the 2014 district championship team.

“This was a special group of girls,” Fields said. “Next to the 2014 team, they are probably my favorite.”

Ten Lady Pirates were named All-District players with five players on the first team, two on the second team and three players earning honorable mentions.

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