Irmo took over sole possession of first place in Region 4-4A with a 4-2 win over Blythewood on Friday Aubrey Jordan broke a 2-2 deadlock with a goal in the 57th minute ans Karli Farnham posted an insurance tally in the 70th minute. Both late Yellow Jackets goals were unassisted. The teams traded goals in the first half. Mary Kate Korpita and Savannah McCaskell scored for Irmo, while Savannah Purvis and Chelsey Mizzell countered for Blythewood. Mizzell’s goal in the 37th minute made it a 2-2 match until Jordan stepped up Irmo improved to 5-1-1 overall, 3-0 in the region. The Bengals fell to 5-2, 3-1 and has a one-half game lead over both Spring Valley and Ridge View in the standings.
Region 4-4A girls soccer standings
Irmo 3-0, Blythewood 3-1, Spring Valley 2-1, Dutch Fork 2-2, Ridge View 1-2, Richland NE 1-3, Lugoff-Elgin 0-3.
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Airport beat Dreher 3-0 on Thursday to taker the early lead in the Region 5-3A race. Alli Mims scored two goals for the Eagles, while Emily Jeffcoat tallied the other. Airport now stands at 5-2-1 overall, 2-0 in region matters The Eagles began the week with a 17-0 region rout of Lower Richland on Monday, followed by a 5-0 loss to 4A Irmo.
Brookland-Cayce nipped Chapin 1-0 on Friday at The Cage. Nelli Phillips tallied the lone goal of the evening, and the Bearcats defense and keeper Jennifer Merritt made it good. B-C improved to 4-3-1 overall, 1-1 in region matters, while Chapin fell to 2-5, 1-1.
A.C. Flora capped a 2-0 week by nipping Heathwood Hall 2-1 on Friday. Irina Briquet and Ginger Lee scored the goals and keeper Lisa Hozey anchored the Falcons defensive performance ... The Falcons (4-2-2, 1-0) opened the Region 5-3A campaign on Tuesday with a 3-1 win against visiting Brookland-Cayce. Lee, Buriquet Irina and Mary Sarah Komar handled the scoring.
Region 5-3A girls soccer standings
Airport 2-0, A.C. Flora 1-0, Brookland-Cayce 1-1, Dreher 1-1, Chapin 1-1, Lower Richland 0-3.
Undefeated Cardinal Newman closed out a 3-0 week with a 4-0 non-region win over Southside Christian on Friday. Alexa Barnes set the pace offensively with a hat trick, and Sophie Cobb tallied the other goal ... Earlier, CN defeated Ben Lippen and Augusta Christian to up its SCISA Region 1-3A record to 3-0. Catherine Onate, Alexa Barnes, Nicole Onate, Ashley Brown and Andrea Martin scored in the 5-0 win over Ben Lippen on Tuesday. Ali Black and keeper Molly Rainwater scored two goals apiece in a 9-0 rout of Augusta Christian on Thursday Rainwater was in the net for all three shutout wins The Cardinals closed the week at 6-0, 3-0.
Heathwood Hall opened the week with region wins over Augusta Christian and Ben Lippen before falling to A.C. Flora in a non-region outing on Friday Katie Bell had the hat trick while Kelly Turbedille and Cecelia Fowble scored two goals each in the Highlanders’ 9-0 laugher against AC. Eliza Nixon had two scored and teammates Katie Bell, Erin Ress and Kelly Turbeville chipped in one each in HH’s 5-2 win on Thursday vs. Ben Lippen.
Heathwood Hall travels to face Cardinal Newman on Tuesday.
SCISA Region 1-3A girls soccer standings
Cardinal Newman 3-0, Heathwood Hall 2-0, Ben Lippen 1-2, Hammond 0-1, Augusta Christian 0-3.