Lady Tigers stay unbeaten in region
On the strength of four goals by Cat Wheeler, the Adairsville girls soccer team remained unbeaten in region play Tuesday night with a convincing 6-0 win at Murray County. The Tigers, on the other hand, were not able to score in a loss to the Indians and both Woodland teams lost region matches to Rome.
ADAIRSVILLE GIRLS 6, MURRAY COUNTY 0
Sophomore Cat Wheeler scored four goals, including three in the second half, to guide the Lady Tigers to a 6-0 Region 6-AAA road win Tuesday at Murray County.
Taylor Rhoades assisted Kaylee Jordan on Adairsville’s second goal of the game in the 13th minute and Rhoades added a goal just before halftime to give Adairsville a 3-0 lead at the intermission. Goalkeeper Havyn Isaac (photo) had seven saves in the shutout.
Murray County is now 1-3-1 overall and 0-2 in Region 6-AAA. Adairsville (5-2, 3-0) makes the trip to Coahulla Creek Thursday for a 5:30 p.m. kickoff.
MURRAY COUNTY 4, ADAIRSVILLE BOYS 0 Although Tigers’ goalkeeper Tyrek Bryant made fifteen saves in the game, the Indians scored three first half goals and added another in the second half for a 4-0 region win. Murray County improved to 4-1-2 on the season and 2-0 in region action. The Tigers fall to 1-5 overall and 1-2 in Region 6-AAA and travel to Coahulla Creek Thursday.
ROME 4, WOODLAND GIRLS 1
The Lady Cats scored in the opening minute of the game Tuesday, but Rome answered with four first half goals of their own to hand Woodland a 4-1 Region 7-AAAAA loss. The Lady Wolves improved to 7-3 overall and 4-0 in the league. Next for the Lady Cats (1-7-1, 1-3) is a non-region match at North Cobb Wednesday.
ROME 7, WOODLAND BOYS 1
Miguel Hernandez had the Wildcats only goal in a 7-1 home loss to Rome. The visiting Wolves improved to 7-2 overall and 4-1 in Region 7-AAAAA.
Woodland (1-3-2, 1-2) travels to Villa Rica Tuesday for a 7:30 p.m. start.