West Potomac Boys Soccer wins vs. West Springfield, 3-2

Boys soccer scores big at their first home game of the season.

West Potomac’s boys varsity soccer team took on West Springfield with the girl’s team away and boys home on Thursday, Mar. 31. Coming back from a loss at Lee HS, the boys team came to win at their first official home game.


“We have a good team this year and I think we can have as good of a season as last year and god very far,” said junior Luke Lash, midfielder.


The first goal of the night was scored by sophomore Paul Bangura, a forward. The teams were evenly matched as the first quarter ended with a tie 1-1.


While the West Potomac fans were excited and supportive of the team at appropriate moments, the West Springfield fans seemed unusually excited by the events of the game and chose to express their enthusiasm through excessive cheering and hollering.


As the second half continued, junior Gabriel Caicedo scored the second goal, pushing West Potomac into the lead. This victory was short-lived as the Spartans tied the game up once again. The game seemed to be heading toward a tie as a result, but senior Bright Somuah scored a penalty kick with only a few minutes left.  The team held off the Spartan’ offense and ended the game with a win of 3-2.


“[The plan for the rest of the season is] to get better every game and just keep fighting hard, and winning the championship” said sophomore Nathan Christenson, goalie.


The girl’s varsity team defeated West Springfield as well with a end score of 2-0. Come support the teams as they take on T.C. Williams with the girls at home and the boy’s at T.C. Monday April 4!