Opponents Help Girl Score in Soccer

by | Nov. 07, 2013

Saints & Sports

What was supposed to be a straightforward high school girls conference matchup turned into a display of remarkable sportsmanship on both sides of the soccer field.

Players from the opposing team, Madison High School, from Rexburg, Idaho, helped a girl with Down syndrome, Sarah Roberts, score not one but two goals.

Sarah of Highland High School in Pocatello, Idaho, has been playing for the team for two years and although she had received playing time on the field, she had never scored a goal. It was the “mission” of her teammates and the opposing team to help Sarah score her first soccer goal.

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