High School Sports

Airport girls nip B-C in shootout

Airport region to Region 5-3A girls soccer action on Tuesday and pulled out a 2-1 decision in shootout thriller against archrival Brookland-Cayce. The win upped the fifth-ranked Eagles’ record to 8-3-1 overall, 3-1 in the region.

Casi Jones scored Airport’s lone goal in regulation on an assist from Alli Mims. Jones, Emily Jeffcoat, Cassie Shumpert, Haley Pipkin and Erin Gray all converted penalty-kick chances in the shootout, but the edge ultimately was secured by a big save in the PK session by keeper Megan Laney.

Sarah Johnson accounted for B-C’s lone goal with her fourth of the season. The Bearcats fell to 4-4-1 overall, 1-3 in region play.

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