March 13, 2012
Mount Vernon’s Simond Kargbo, left, and Erik Rodriguez jump for the ball against T.C. Williams on March 13.
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TC in search of first Patriot District title since 2008.
Frustration could have gotten the best of the T.C. Williams boys’ soccer team. After a few missed goal-scoring opportunities and disagreements with officiating, the Titans trailed 1-0 late in their season-opening match at Mount Vernon. But rather than give in, TC found a way to put one in the net and salvage a tie against a team that reached the regional quarterfinals each of the last two seasons.
Majors enter season with state tournament aspirations.
Amardo Oakley served as motivation in spirit to the Mount Vernon boys’ soccer team during its 2011 season opener. One year later, a healthy Oakley is back to motivate his teammates in the flesh.