Make us your home page
Instagram

Get the quickest, smartest news, analysis and photos from the Bucs game emailed to you shortly after the final whistle.

(View our Privacy Policy)

3A-9 soccer semifinals: Berkeley Prep thumps Holy Names

TAMPA — Top-seeded Berkeley Prep wasted little time disposing of Academy of the Holy Names in the semifinals of the Class 3A, District 9 tournament.

Sophomore Taylor Richardson scored four goals to lead the Buccaneers to a 9-0 mercy-rule win over the Jaguars on Wednesday night.

"Our whole goal tonight was to play well, play a team game and get out healthy," Berkeley Prep coach Ken Roberts said.

Holy Names (6-9-1) couldn't contain the Bucs' speedy forwards as Berkeley Prep (16-3-2) had 17 shots on goal even though the game was called at the half.

Three of Richardson's four goals came on breakaways and at one point she scored three goals in a four-minute span.

Whitney Hang and Adina Amin each scored two goals, and Taylor Batye added a goal and two assists.

The Bucs face St. Petersburg Catholic for the championship on Friday night in a rematch of last year's thrilling double overtime district semifinal win; Berkeley Prep prevailed 3-2.

The Bucs also defeated the Barons 1-0 in the lone regular-season meeting between the teams.

"It should be a real good match. We've always had close games the last few years so we will be looking forward to it," Roberts said.

Berkeley Prep9
Holy Names 0

3A-9 soccer semifinals: Berkeley Prep thumps Holy Names 01/21/09 [Last modified: Thursday, January 22, 2009 1:29am]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Minors also a training ground for umpires with big-league dreams

    The Heater

    Umpire Tom Fornarola, 23, left, and Taylor Payne, 24, facing, talk before the start of the Gulf Coast League game between the New York Yankees and the Detroit Tigers at the Tigertown complex in Lakeland, Fla. on Wednesday, July 5, 2017.
  2. For starters: Souza not in lineup vs. Rangers

    Blogs

     

  3. Remember that famous Fred McGriff TV commercial? He's back, in a parody

    Blogs

    If you've ever seen Fred McGriff's TV commerical for Tom Emanski's Defensive Drills video it will always be fresh in your mind, with the deadpan delivery and famously ill-fitting cap.

  4. Fennelly: Is Charlie Strong the anti-Freeze?

    College

    The Hugh Sleaze era at Ole Mess is over.

    Hugh Freeze resigned as head football coach Thursday to avoid being fired by Mississippi school officials. For those of you who had NCAA violations and investigations in the pool, you were wrong. Nor was it the defamation lawsuit filed against the school by former Rebels …

    FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2016, file photo, Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze pauses during a timeout in the team's NCAA college football game against Florida State in Orlando, Fla. Freeze has resigned after five seasons, bringing a stunning end to a once-promising tenure. The school confirmed Freeze's resignation in a release Thursday night. Assistant Matt Luke has been named the interim coach. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File) NY176
  5. Rowdies part of a record-setting season for USL attendance

    Soccer

    ST. PETERSBURG — Although Rowdies fans haven't had many recent opportunities to show out at Al Lang, the United Soccer League turnstiles keep turning at a record rate.

    A Rowdies fan waves flags ahead of the first half of the game between Tampa Bay Rowdies and Orlando City B at Al Lang Stadium in St. Petersburg, Fla. on Saturday, March 25, 2017.