Lincoln Middle School girls team and the Oyster-Adams Bilingual School boys team will play for the DC SCORES Capital Cup Championship at . Wilson Senior High School Lincoln will take on at 4 p.m., followed by Oyster-Adams playing Deal in the boys championship at approximately 5:15 p.m. Alice Deal Middle School
Both DC SCORES teams advanced to the title game with thrilling victories late Friday afternoon, capping off their wins just as darkness descended on the city. At Tubman, the
girls scored with just 5 minutes remaining – off a brilliant throw-in, followed by a pass and then a shot – to win 1-0 over Chavez Parkside, which showed a lot of heart playing with a small number of players. Lincoln
It was a great setting for
Lincoln, which shares a building with just blocks from Tubman. When the final whistle blew, fans stormed the field as if Lincoln had won the World Cup. Bell High School
Meanwhile, Oyster-Adams, in just its first year playing in the DC SCORES middle-school league, played at
in the late-afternoon twilight. The play was fierce, but clean, and Oyster willed its way to a thrilling, intense 2-1 victory. Paul Public Charter School
Oyster took a 2-0 lead about midway through the second half, but the going tightened up considerably when Paul scored to cut its deficit in half. From there, Oyster had to make several strong defensive plays and goalie saves to preserve the hard-fought victory.
Lincoln and Oyster will get to play on the large field for a chance at the Capital Cup Championship. Wilson
Come cheer them and the Deal teams on Tuesday as we reach the culmination of another exciting DC SCORES soccer season.