Soccer roundup: Tigers, Canes, and Wildcats get wins
The Adairsville boys soccer team won its first game of the season Tuesday night at Coahulla Creek, 2-0.
Danny Carillo scored the Tigers’ first half goal to lead 1-0 at the break.
Miguel Garcia then found the net on an outstanding assist from Chris Rodriguez in the second half for Adairsville second goal.
Coach Kelly Abernathy credited his defense with an outstanding effort in front of keepers Stuart Abernathy (12 saves) and Nic Jackson (5 saves) as the Tigers recorded a shutout.
Coahulla Creek falls to 1-2-1 with the loss.
Adairsville (1-2) plays at Bremen next Tuesday and at Haralson County March 9. Both are sub-region opponents.
CARTERSVILLE BOYS 3, NORTHWEST WHITFIELD 2
The Cartersville boys soccer team knocked off previously unbeaten Northwest Whitfield Tuesday night at home, 3-2.
The visiting Bruins had won their first five games in 2017 and are ranked fourth in Class AAAA.
The game was tied 1-1 at halftime with the Canes' goal coming off the foot of Jonathan Cruz. Victor Guevara scored a pair of second half goals for Cartersville. James Chege contributed a pair of assists on the night and Christian Mejia added an assist.
Cartersville (3-1-1) will host region-foe Troup County Thursday night at 8pm and will play at LaGrange next Tuesday in another region match.
The Lady Canes were shutout by Northwest Whitfield Tuesday night, 4-0. The Cartersville girls are now 3-2 and will host Troup County Thursday at 6pm and travel to LaGrange next Tuesday for a 6pm kickoff.
WOODLAND BOYS 1, PAULDING COUNTY 0
The Woodland boys soccer team edged Paulding County on the road Tuesday night, 1-0.
The goal for the Wildcats was scored by Servando Aguirre.
Paulding County slipped to 1-5 with the loss.
Woodland (3-1-1) is scheduled to host Hiram Friday at 7:55pm and will travel to Kell next Tuesday.
CARROLLTON BOYS 3, CASS 0
The Cass boys soccer team was shutout at Carrollton Tuesday night, 3-0.
The Trojans and Colonels played a scoreless first half, but Carrollton posted three second half goals even though Cass keeper Brandon Romero recorded 13 saves.
Carrollton improved their season mark to 3-2.
Cass (0-6) plays at Rome Friday with a 7:45pm kickoff.