File photo: Union Grove girl's soccer coach Cody Guined and the Lady Wolverines defeated Columbus, the No. 2-ranked team in Class AAA, on Tuesday.
STOCKBRIDGE — Union Grove girl’s soccer team got another signature win Tuesday night, shutting out Columbus, 2-0, at home in a non-region game.
Columbus (12-4) is ranked No. 2 in Class AAA by Eurosport.com.
The Lady Wolverines (11-0-1, 5-0 in Region 3A-AAAA), ranked No. 5 in Class AAAA, got all the scoring they needed from senior forward Ashley Nagy, a Georgia State signee. Nagy scored both goals in the first half.
Locust Grove 10, Drew 0
RIVERDALE — The Lady Wildcats finished Region 4-AAA play with a dominant performance on the road.
Locust Grove (9-3-0, 5-3-0 in Region 4-AAA) was led by Janel Taggert, who scored three goals. Kennedy Herring had two goals, and Alex Travis, Michaela Osborne and Hayley Hall each scored one goal apiece.
Northgate 4, Lovejoy 3
HAMPTON — Lovejoy gave up three second-half goals in the final 20 minutes for a disappointing loss at home in a non-region game.
The Lady Wildcats (8-1, 6-0 in Region 4-AAAA) took a 3-1 lead early in the second half thanks to senior forward and Vanderbilt signee Cheyna Williams’ third goal.
Northgate answered with a goal in the 60th minute, another in the 75th minute and finished off the comeback with header off a cornerkick in the 78th minute.
Lovejoy can still clinch its second straight region championship with a win against Riverdale on Thursday.
Dutchtown 4, Woodland 1
HAMPTON — The Bulldogs rebounded from a disappointing loss by finishing out its season with a critical victory.
Coming off a 2-1 loss to Ola before spring break that ruined any chance for Dutchtown to get the top seed out of Region 3A-AAAA, the Bulldogs got three goals from senior forward Judah Goodridge. Ryan Kangiser added another goal.
Dutchtown ends the regular season 7-3-0 overall, 4-2-0 in Region 3A-AAAA. The Bulldogs will be the No. 2 seed when the region playoffs begin Tuesday, April 17.
Newnan 6, Luella 2
LOCUST GROVE — The Lions got goals from freshmen and leading scorers Christian Duncan and Trey Fench, but it wasn’t enough against the Cougars in a Region 2-AAAAA game Tuesday.
The loss gives Luella (6-6, 5-2 in Region 2-AAAAA) a No. 3 seed when the state tournament begins May 1.