In the first-season finale, Lauren's crush on Chris turns into something more after he shows up unexpectedly at her knitting class; Lauren is torn between getting closer to Chris and adhering to her mother's “no boyfriend” rule.
A representative of the Olympic Development Program watches the Power Strikers at play; Freddie is eager to get noticed by the scout, but it's Vida who makes the strongest impression, which causes some friction between the girls.
Vida invites Alexa, Lauren and Freddie to sleep over at her house the night before a game, but she has trouble enjoying their company because she's worried about the competition, while the other girls are more concerned with staying up late, eating snacks and having fun.
Alexa, Lauren, Vida and Freddie---four diverse 14-year-old girls---each look forward to playing soccer as rookies on a highly competitive team called the Power Strikers. Off the field, there is a personality clash between popular Alexa and socially awkward Freddie. Meanwhile, Vida poses a threat to veteran player Dana (Rinabeth Apostol), and Lauren develops a crush on Alexa's cute older brother Chris. Jerad Anderson.