The Lady Vikes from Hopkins High School stepped on their home field ready to play Monday, April 30th. Ready for the conference game, the ladies knew they had to play smart to beat O-K Silver competitor, Kent City. From the first whistle, the Vikings controlled the game. Senior Shiloh Mack scored the first goal of the game, off of an assist from Emma Kilbane. Junior Kristen Dykstra scored two goals back-to-back, both assisted by Senior Kathleen Lieffers. Not long after, Sophomore E. Kilbane scored a goal of her own, beating the defender with excellent footwork. Senior Captain, Alyvia Aernouts scored with a low ball to the corner, assisted from fellow Senior Captain, Keara Kilbane. Aernouts quickly returned the favor, assisting K. Kilbanes’ one-touch goal inside the six. Sophomore Shelbi Lyons got on the board next with an assist from Junior Amanda Lowery, putting the score 7-0 Hopkins, only 20 minutes into the game. Lyons quickly won the ball back and assisted Senior Captain, Caira Cronin. Lowery racked up her second assist of the night with a through-ball to Senior Andrea Oosterhouse, who passed the favor on to Junior Shannon Brummel by assisting her goal of the match. Oosterhouse racked up her second goal of the night from Alyvia Aernouts, putting the Vikings up 11-0. The final goal of the match was another cross from E. Kilbane, with a solid finish from Sophomore Courtney Teunissen. The Vikings fought hard the entire game, earning the mercy-ruled game closer at the half. Junior Keeper Shelby VanDenBerg collected one save for this shut-out victory. The Vikings face Comstock Park on the road on Friday, and are prepared to fight their way to another W.