Viking goalie injured during soccer semis | TahoeDailyTribune.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Viking goalie injured during soccer semis

The Vikings’ primary goaltender Sierra Shipley received a broken arm and a concussion last Thursday playing in the semifinals of the 4A Northern Region Girls’ Soccer Championships.

The South Tahoe High player was injured when she sprinted toward the 18-yard mark and made a sliding save on a loose ball driven in by a Reed Raider.

As the Raider, however, tried to get the shot off she kicked Shipley in the head.



Shipley was taken out of the game with the Vikings trailing 3-1.

The Raiders scored a quick goal before the half ended against a Viking junior varsity goalie before cementing victory at 6-1.




Shipley said she didn’t remember the collision.

She said doctors told her that her break was “clean” and did require surgery.

Shipley said she plans to resume playing soccer next spring.


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around the Lake Tahoe Basin and beyond make the Tahoe Tribune's work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User