The Valdosta boys’ varsity soccer team beat Colquitt County 5-3 Monday night in Moultrie.
After trailing 2-0 at halftime, the Wildcats outscored the Packers 5-2 in the second half, earning the non-region win.
Colquitt County started the second inning with a goal, building a 3-0 lead. Then, Valdosta scored three goals in the next 25 minutes to even the score at 3-3. Colin Kirkpatrick found his way behind the defense of Colquitt to score twice, bringing Valdosta within one.
Spencer Thomas scored off a corner kick and placed it in the upper right hand corner.
In overtime, Kirkpatrick scored again on a misplay by the Colquitt goalie. Just one minute later, Dale Kent scored on a direct free kick from 20 yards out.
Colquitt pushed to score late but Valdosta's back line stood tall, anchored by senior captain Jamel Armstrong. The Wildcats host Camden County Friday night in their Region 1-6A opener.
Valdosta girls blank Lady Packers, 1-0
MOULTRIE — The Valdosta girls’ soccer team remained perfect Monday night, earning a 1-0 win over Colquitt County. The Lady Wildcats’ only goal of the night came from Lorna Chitty. The Valdosta girls are now 5-0 on the season, and host Camden County Friday night at 6 p.m.