Cartersville soccer teams defeat Cedartown; Cass teams fall to Villa Rica
The Cartersville girls and boys soccer teams both defeated Cedartown Friday night in Region 5AAAA games.
The Cass girls and boys teams were both turned back by Villa Rica by a single goal.
CARTERSVILLE BOYS 6, CEDARTOWN 3
James Chege scored two goals Friday night for Cartersville. Jonathan Cruz, Cesar Abeja, Pedro Robledo, and Jake Hacker added one goal each.
Cedartown falls to 7-2-1 overall and 3-2-1 in region play.
Cartersville (8-1, 4-0) has a non-region matches at Darlington Monday at 5:30pm and plays at region-rival LaGrange Tuesday at 8pm.
CARTERSVILLE GIRLS 9, CEDARTOWN 0
Chloe Davis scored four goals for Cartersville, including three in the first fifteen minutes of the game.
Claire Chaote assisted on the first two Davis goals and scored a goal herself later in the first half.
Micah Vance scored twice. Kaylyn Donegan and Kelly Betancourt scored a goal.
Caroline Bagwell had two assists. Kayla Carpenter and LaShun Williams added assists.
The Lady Canes improved to 7-4 on the season and 3-2 in Region 5AAAA with their shutout victory Friday night.
Cedartown falls to 1-10 overall and 0-6 in region play.
Cartersville is scheduled for a non-region game at Darlington Monday at 5:30pm and travels to region-foe LaGrange Tuesday at 6pm.
VILLA RICA BOYS 4, CASS 3
Villa Rica scored three times in the first half to take a 3-0 lead to the intermission, but Cass would challenge in the second half.
Anthony Robledo scored at the 32:34 mark and again with 18:31 remaining to narrow the Wildcats lead to 4-2. Villa Rica added their fourth goal between the two Robledo counters. Nelson Arroyo and Felipe Albarran had assists.
Brandon Romero scored for the Colonels on a penalty kick with 1:38 remaining.
Romero also recorded 18 saves in goal.
Villa Rica improved to 6-4-2 overall and is now 3-2 in region games.
Cass (2-9, 2-4 Region 7AAAAA) plays at Kell next Thursday at 8pm.
VILLA RICA GIRLS 3, CASS 2
The Lady Colonels led 2-1 late, but the Lady Wildcats scored twice in the final ten minutes to edge Cass.
Kelsey Rivera scored a pair of goals for Cass directly from corner kicks.
Villa Rica improved to 5-7 overall and 3-2 in Region 7AAAAA.
Cass is now 5-6 overall and 3-3 in region play.
The Lady Colonels host Paulding County Tuesday at 5:45pm.