The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

April 6, 2013

Athens unbeaten after section win

From staff reports

— Athens remained undefeated and secured a playoff spot with a 1-0 win over Cullman Thursday. Christopher Gregory scored the lone goal off an assist from Wynn Baker. The shutout was the Golden Eagles’ third in the last four games. No. 2 ranked Athens (13-0-2) will travel to James Clemens Monday before hosting East Limestone Thursday for a pivotal section match.

Varsity girls

Athens, 3

Cullman, 0

Athens continued to breeze through section play with another shutout against Cullman Thursday. Ashley Ward scored two goals for Athens while Grace Morgan added a goal and an assist. Juli Owens also had an assist.

Athens improved to 3-0 in section play and 7-7-2 overall. Athens has outscored section opponents 10-0 in three games this season. AHS will play at James Clemens Monday and host East Limestone Thursday.