Comstock won the District #36 girls soccer championship game at home 8-5 against Springport Thursday evening, giving the program its first-ever district crown. To add to their school-record for wins, the Colts had to battle back-and-forth with the Spartans.
Springport had the opening goal in the ninth minute, but Comstock was able to match 68 seconds later and eventually take a 4-2 lead into halftime. The Colts grew the lead to three goals, but the Spartans began to rally. getting the score to 6-5 with 14:28 remaining.
With four minutes to go, a collision between a Colt and the Springport goalkeeper led to Comstock getting awarded a penalty kick. Kayla Berg shot to her left and sneaked the ball in for the final dagger. Berg added one more with 2.9 seconds remaining for the exclamation point, giving her five goals on the night.
The other three Colt goals came from Lydia Kruis, who also had an assist. Maya DeYoung-Foster had three assists and Megan James added two. Comstock goalkeeper Summer Beavers made nine saves.
With the victory, the Colts improve to 16-4-1 and face Three Rivers in the regional semifinal Tuesday at 7 p.m. from Grand Rapids South Christian. Springport finishes at 7-4.