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April 29, 2013

Five local teams competing in soccer playoffs Tuesday



Class 1A-4A


Bayside Academy at UMS-Wright, Mobile, 6 p.m.

Brewbaker Tech at Montgomery Academy, TBA

American Christian (10-6-2) at Holy Spirit (13-4-1), Tuscaloosa, 7:30 p.m.

Westminster, Oak Mountain at Altamont, 7 p.m.


Childersburg or Oneonta (playing Monday) vs. Susan Moore, TBA

Faith Christian (9-3-2) at Collinsville, 6 p.m.

Priceville or Mars Hill Bible at Tanner (10-1-0), 7 p.m.

Randolph (13-6-3) at Westminster Christian (18-2-1), Huntsville, 7 p.m.

Class 6A


Murphy (18-3-2) at McGill-Toolen (11-9-3), Lipscomb Complex, Mobile, 7:30 p.m.

Fairhope at Daphne (17-3-3), 6 p.m.

Auburn (12-11-2) at Prattville (14-9-3), 7:30 p.m.

Pelham at Oak Mountain (18-2-1), 7 p.m.


Hoover at Vestavia Hills, 7 p.m.

Gardendale (11-12-1) at Hewitt-Trussville (14-6-3), Trussville Civic Center Field, 7 p.m.

Grissom (16-7-1) at Bob Jones, Madison City Schools Stadium, 7 p.m.

Sparkman at Decatur (11-6-1), 6 p.m.


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