Girls State Playoffs Round 1 Scores
With 11 girls soccer teams in action in the opening round of the GHSA State Playoffs, here’s what happened in each match. Check back for daily updates.
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#2 Habersham Central vs #3 Lassiter
The Lady Raiders saw their season come to an end with a tough 5-0 home loss.
#2 Jefferson 7, #3 Cartersville 0
The Lady Dragons ripped through Cartersville with a dominant 7-0 win in a complete team effort. Jefferson advances into the Sweet 16 yet again!
#2 Lumpkin County 10, #3 Stephens County 0
The Lady Indians picked up a quick 10-0 win over Stephens County in the opening round of the playoffs, advancing to the Sweet 16. Lumpkin County had previously defeated Stephens 10-1 in an early-season, non-region contest.
#3 White County 1, #2 Hebron Christian 0 (2 OT)
The Lady Warriors grabbed a monumental 1-0 win over #2-ranked Hebron Christian to advance to the Sweet 16! After playing 100 minutes of a scoreless game, the Lady Warriors got a 2 OT victory with a goal in the last 6 minutes.
#1 Oconee County 5, #4 Dawson County 1
The Lady Tigers saw their season come to a close with a tough 5-1 loss at Oconee County. Dawson had been a top-5 ranked team, and Oconee County was ranked #1. With a 5.5-1.0 average score for Oconee, Dawson held them to exactly their standard.
#3 Union County 3, #2 North Murray 0
The Lady Panthers went on the road and pulled up a 3-0 upset win over North Murray to extend the season into the Sweet 16!
CLASS 1A DI
#1 Commerce 11, #4 Pepperell 1
Commerce made quick work of Pepperell with an 11-1 win at home. The Lady Tigers are now 17-1 overall on the season, and advance to yet another Sweet 16!
#2 Tallulah Falls 3, #3 Trion 2
Tallulah Falls advanced to their first-ever Sweet 16 with a 3-2 win over Trion. The Lady Indians used a 2-0 halftime lead, and then had to overcome an own-goal and a furious comeback attempt late. Addie Higbie had 2 goals, including the game-winner on a punt assist from keeper Kyndal Anderson. Tessa Foor had the other goal for TFS.
#2 Darlington 2, #3 Rabun County 0
The Lady Wildcats had a tough, gritty 2-0 loss at Darlington, who played right to their average of 1.7 goals for and 1.1 against. Rabun County’s season has come to a close.