Area soccer teams try for titles

From staff reports

Three local soccer teams will be gunning for area titles tonight.

The Jonesboro girls and boys teams will be playing for the Region 5-AAAA championships while the Eagle's Landing girls are playing for the Region 3-AAAA crown.

Here is a glance at region tournament action tonight:

Region 3-AAAA: The Eagle's Landing girls (14-0-1) play at Hardaway tonight for the region title.

Eagle's Landing, the seventh-ranked team in Class AAAA, advanced to the championship game by beating Warner Robins 8-0 Tuesday. Eagle's Landing has outscored its opponents 106-7 and has recorded nine shutouts.

Hardaway (11-2) advanced by beating Upson-Lee 6-1 Wednesday.

In boys' action, Eagle's Landing (7-6-2) plays at Warner Robins (15-2) for third place in the region tournament. Eagle's Landing lost 3-0 at Hardaway Tuesday.

Region 5-AAAA: The Jonesboro girls (10-4-1) play host to North Atlanta (6-7-1) today at 5:30 p.m.

The Lady Cardinals earned a spot in the region championship game by beating Columbia 9-1 Wednesday while North Atlanta beat Stone Mountain 3-0.

The Jonesboro boys (11-2-1) play Columbia (11-2-1) today at Avondale Stadium. Jonesboro beat North Atlanta 5-2 Wednesday.

Columbia advanced to the championship game by beating North Clayton 4-3 in overtime Wednesday.

The North Clayton boys play at North Atlanta today at 5:30 p.m. for third place.