Goal celebration

Lady Patriot forward Sophie Swann celebrates her second goal in Tuesday’s 7-1 win over Elizabethton, coming off an assist by Kelly Velasquez, celebrating with her (right). – DALE GENTRY | THE STANDARD BANNER

Shawn Way felt like a kid on Christmas morning, and not because of what the scoreboard read — though it certainly helped.

Months of waiting to play soccer again finally ended for Way and Jefferson County. And JCHS didn’t need long to strike. The Lady Patriots scored two goals in the first five minutes and led comfortably throughout, taking down Elizabethton 7-1 at Leroy Shannon Field on Tuesday.

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