The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

May 10, 2013

BREAKING: Overtime win sends Athens to finals W/VIDEO

By Jonathan Deal

— Riley Ridgeway scored a goal a minute into overtime to send Athens to the 5A state championship game.

After a scoreless regulation period, Ridgeway's left-footed shot sailed over the keeper’s head to give Athens a 1-0 win.

It will be Athens’ second consecutive state finals appearance. The team will play St. Paul’s at 10 a.m. Saturday morning.

Check back for more on this game and the 5A boys semifinal game between Athens and Briarwood.