OAKWOOD — The Johnson girls soccer team won its first Region 8-5A match of the season with a thrilling 2-1 victory over Loganville Friday night at Billy Ellis Memorial Stadium.
Maria Rivera scored with 18 seconds left on an assist by Dani Malone to propel the Lady Knights (4-5, 1-1 Region 8-5A) to the win. Jenna DeGroot also got a goal Johnson.
Kellie Tran was huge in goal for Johnson making several outstanding saves.
The Lady Knights will play host to Flowery Branch on Saturday in a non-region match between area rivals.