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March 13, 2014

Athens 3 goals better than archrival East

Golden Eagles sweep Indians in boys, girls soccer


Varsity girls

Athens 3

East Limestone 0

Defending 5A champion Athens showed they are still are No. 1 with an impressive win over No. 8 East Limestone on Thursday.

Athens took the game to East from the opening kick, winning 3-0 at home.

Riley Ridgeway scored the opening goal eight minutes into the game from a through ball along the right side of the box. Following several Athens chances to extend the lead, Kaitlyn Wise added the Golden Eagles’ second goal just before halftime.

East Limestone threatened several times after halftime before Athens scored its third goal. Ashley Ward and Ridgeway combined for a nifty 1-2 pass at the edge of the box, which Ridgeway calmly finished to put the game away with 14 minutes to play.


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