The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

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April 30, 2013

No. 1 Athens beats Southside to set up rematch with East

AHS girls will travel to Fort Payne in second round

(Continued)

ATHENS —

Varsity girls

Athens 2

Southside 0

Athens advanced to the second-round of the Class 5A playoffs with comfortable 2-0 victory over Southside Tuesday. Grace Morgan gave Athens lead on a breakaway seven minutes into the game. Amy Catherine Anderson scored the second goal ten minutes later off an assist from Klaire Philips.

No. 6 Athens will travel to Fort Payne Saturday for a chance to advance to the final four. Athens beat Fort Payne 4-0 earlier this season. The girls team will be going for their seventh consecutive trip to the state tournament.

Other notable playoff scores from Tuesday:

Varsity boys

East Limestone 2, Fort Payne 0

Mars Hill Bible 4, Tanner 3 (OT, shootout)

Varsity girls

Randolph 2, West Limestone 0

 

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