High School Sports

Airport finishes third at own Lady Eagle Classic

Airport finished in third place at its own Lady Eagles Classic soccer tournament, going 3-1 at the rain-marred event to up its season record to 7-3-1. The fifth-ranked Eagles return to Region 5-3A action Tuesday against archrival Brookland-Cayce.

Airport defeated small-school power Academic Magnet 3-1, defeated Hart County (Ga.) 4-1 and SCISA No. 1 Pinewood Prep 2-1 before falling 3-0 in the semifinals to Chapin.

Casi Jones led the Eagles with seven tournament goals. Kelly Smith Erin Gray had the other tourney tallies. Jones also had three assists. Otherwise, Emily Jeffcoat had four assists and Cassie Shumpert Haley McKnight were credited with one helper apiece.

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