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Eagles win regional title; Hawks fall

By on May 15, 2019 at 12:53 pm

The Columbia High School girls soccer team defeated Wesclin, 2-0, to win the Class 1A Anna-Jonesboro Regional title Saturday at Freeburg High School. 

Kennedy Jones and Chloe Graff scored goals for the Eagles (22-2-1), who advanced to the Althoff Sectional and battled Marquette on Tuesday night the result was not known at press time.

On March 19, Columbia won 5-0 over Marquette.

With a victory on Tuesday, the Eagles would play for the sectional title at 6 p.m. Friday against either Mater Dei or Althoff.

Last year, Columbia lost to Althoff at home in the sectional final.

Columbia hosts this year’s supersectional, which takes place 6 p.m. Tuesday against the winner of the Litchfield Sectional.

The Class 1A state tournament takes place May 25-26 in Naperville.

Meanwhile, the Gibault soccer squad lost to Althoff in the Class 1A Gibault Regional final on Friday, 3-1. For photos from that game, click here.

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Corey Saathoff

Corey is the editor of the Republic-Times. He has worked at the newspaper since 2004, and currently resides in Columbia. He is also the principal singer-songwriter and plays guitar in St. Louis area country-rock band The Trophy Mules.