Piedmont rallied in the second half to down LaGrange 3-2 for the GSAC Championship Tournament title at Panther Field on Saturday. The Panthers ended their season 8-12-1.
Piedmont (17-3-2) got two goals from tournament MVP Macie Rooke and the game-winner from Justine Clay. The Lady Lions out shot the Panthers 12-5 in the game.
The Lady Lions took a 1-0 lead 20 minutes into the game. Rooke scored off a corner kick from Laura Goodwin. The Panthers answered as Stanfield scored on a header off a corner kick by Mendi Kallam in the 34th minute.
The Panthers took the lead late in the first half. Gray put in a shot off a deflection as the Panthers led 2-1 at halftime.
Piedmont tied the game just three minutes into the second half. Dilyn MacLean sent a diagonal over to Rooke who finished it with a shot past Panther goalkeeper Chesea Totaro.
The Lady Lions got the game-winner in the 55th minute. Totaro misplayed Clay's direct kick from 25 yards out as the Lady Lions went up 3-2 and were able to hold off the Panthers the rest of the way.