Vikings triumph over Athens Drive in 2-1 comeback win


Kaylen Ayres

The team celebrates after scoring. The Vikings won 2-1 against Athens Drive in the second round of state playoffs.

The Vikings defeated Athens Drive High School 2-1 on March 17 in the second round of 4A state playoffs. After being down at halftime, the team tied the game with a goal by senior Jared Petrosky, assisted by junior Reid Rouse.  Soon after, sophomore Ali Al-Qaq scored with the assist by junior Diego Giffuni to take the lead and win the game. The team will host Hough in the state quarterfinals with a time and date to be determined as of March 17.