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In a battle of top five teams, No. 1 Athens will host No. 5 East Limestone at 4 p.m. Saturday for a chance to advance to the state tournament in Huntsville. It’s the third meeting between the teams this season.
VIDEO: Historic season ends for West Limestone girls soccer team
A record-setting season for the West Limestone girls soccer squad came to an abrupt end Tuesday night in picturesque Jones Valley, as No. 6 Randolph defeated the No. 7 Wildcats 2-0 to advance to the third round of the Class 1A-4A state playoffs.
The Raiders (12-6-4), the state runner-up last season, will play at No. 1 John Paul Catholic III on Saturday with the winner advancing to the Final Four. This was the third straight season the Raiders eliminated West in the postseason.
East Limestone beats Fort Payne to set up rematch with No. 1 Athens
East Limestone advanced to the second round of the 5A playoffs Tuesday with a 2-0 win at Fort Payne.
Tanner soccer playoff run ends with overtime loss to Mars Hill
Tanner’s first trip to the sub-state second round ended Tuesday night with an overtime loss to Mars Hill.
Sub-state soccer scores from around the state
Sub-state playoff soccer scores from around the state Tuesday:
No. 1 Athens beats Southside to set up rematch with East
Athens scored four goals in the first seven minutes of the second half to cruise past Southside-Gadsden for an 8-0 sub-state playoff victory Tuesday night. The win set up a rematch with East Limestone Saturday after the Indians defeated Fort Payne 2-0 Tuesday.
Ardmore moves on, will host again
Ardmore was an out away from losing to Madison County Friday afternoon in a second-round playoff series. After rallying to win 5-4, Ardmore had little trouble Monday in the second game of the playoff series.
Five local teams competing in soccer playoffs Tuesday
Five teams from Athens and Limestone County will play in the second round of the 1A-4A and 6A playoffs or first round of the 5A playoffs Tuesday.
No. 7 West Limestone earns 1st playoff win
The No. 7 Wildcats (15-2-1) took advantage of junior striker Jessica Hutchinson’s hat trick to power past Madison County 3-1.
Tanner beats ABS for school's 1st playoff win
Angel Leon scored the first goal in the opening minutes of the game, while brother Daniel Leon gave Tanner a two-goal cushion with three minutes left.
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