Area soccer teams advance past first round
By Gary Lloyd
TRUSSVILLE — The Hewitt-Trussville varsity soccer teams cruised to Class 6A first-round playoff wins last week.
The girls shut out Pell City, 7-0, to advance to Tuesday’s game against Gadsden City. That second-round game is scheduled for Tuesday at 5 p.m. at the Trussville Civic Center.
The varsity boys got two goals from T.J. McGettigan and one from Isaac Searcy to beat Gadsden City 3-1 in the first round. The Huskies take on Clay-Chalkville on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.
Clay-Chalkville got goals from Josh Almandarez and Warren LeGrand to slip past Oxford, 2-1, in the first round.
The Class 5A playoffs begin Tuesday. The Pinson Valley varsity girls host Parker at 5:30 p.m. and the boys host Paul Bryant at 7:30 p.m.
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