The Pike County High School soccer season started Jan. 21 with tryouts for the varsity and junior varsity teams.
During the first three days, Coach Justin O’Steen and Coach Mike Muccillo evaluated more than 50 players for the 33-36 positions on the varsity and JV teams.
Senior Jessi Johnson goes vertical as she drives the ball away from the Lady Pirates goal as the team defeated the Mary Persons Lady Bulldogs during their scrimmage game. Senior Taylor Asher (far right) watches the action and prepares to defend the goal. [photo by Will Davis/Monroe County Reporter]