The Hilliard Davidson High School girls soccer team rebounded from a 2-0 loss to rival Dublin Coffman on Sept. 13 with three strong performances to get back on track.
After falling to the Shamrocks, the Wildcats tied Canal Winchester at 3 on Sept. 18, defeated Upper Arlington 3-1 on Sept. 20 and beat Grove City 6-0 on Sept. 22.
Davidson was 6-3-2 overall and 1-1 in the OCC-Central Division before playing Central Crossing on Sept. 25.
"I have great girls and they all work hard," coach Heather Coonfare said. "They want it and that's a good foundation. They're all playing well, they're all vying for playing time. We have a deep bench this year and that's working to our advantage. I'm proud of them all."
Against Grove City, Sonia Vargas and Alivia Wile both scored two goals, Sydney Brown and Sydney Thompson both scored had and goalkeeper Lauren White had six saves.
Vargas had two goals, Wile scored one and White had six saves against Canal Winchester, while Vargas had two goals, Brown scored one and White made seven saves in the league win over UA.
"It was a great win. Any OCC win is a good win," Coonfare said.
Davidson closes league play with games Tuesday, Oct. 2, at home against Westland and Oct. 9 at Marysville.
"We want to win the rest of our OCC games to give us the best chance (to win the league title)," Brown said before the game against Central Crossing. "Even though we lost to Coffman, anything can happen (in the league). They could take a loss."
Boys soccer team struggling for wins
The boys soccer team was 2-6-2 overall and 0-2 in the OCC-Central before playing Central Crossing on Sept. 25.
Daiki Matsouka scored in a 1-all tie against Pickerington Central on Sept. 18, while goalie Lorenzo Nieves had six saves in a 3-0 league loss to UA on Sept. 20.
Volleyball team hopes to finish strong
Girls volleyball coach Betty Cameron is looking for a strong finish to the regular season in preparation of the Division I district tournament, which begins Oct. 15.
The Wildcats were 4-10 overall and 2-2 in the OCC-Central before playing Marysville on Sept. 25.
Davidson defeated Westland 25-21, 25-18, 25-22 in a league match Sept. 20.
"We have had a tough first half of the season with our schedule, but that is only preparing us for the second half and the district tournament," Cameron said.
Below are the coming schedules for the Davidson boys golf, girls golf, boys soccer, girls soccer, girls tennis and girls volleyball teams:
Sept. 29 -- Pickerington Central Invitational at Turnberry
Oct. 2 -- Division I sectional at Denison Golf Club. Top four teams and top four individuals not on qualifying teams advance to district Oct. 9 at Apple Valley.
Sept. 27 -- Superintendents Cup at Thorn Apple
Oct. 2 -- Division I sectional at Royal American. Top three teams and top three individuals not on qualifying teams advance to district Oct. 9 at Cooks Creek.
Sept. 27 -- Home vs. St. Charles
*Oct. 2 -- At Westland
*Oct. 2 -- Home vs. Westland
Sept. 27 -- At Bradley
Oct. 2 -- At Pickerington Central
*Sept. 27 -- Home vs. Dublin Coffman. The Wildcats lost to the Shamrocks 25-17, 25-8, 25-15 on Sept. 4.
Sept. 29 -- At Gahanna with Big Walnut
*Oct. 2 -- At Upper Arlington. The Wildcats lost to the Golden Bears 25-11, 25-17, 20-25, 25-20 on Sept. 6.