State Championship matches cap soccer season for 2013
CLINTON — Sacred Heart, Ridgeland and Florence celebrated back-to-back titles over the weekend at the MHSAA State Soccer championships as Clinton High School.
Sacred Heart beat Philadelphia 8-0 to finish atop Class 3A/2A/1A boys for the second straight year.
Ridgeland beat South Jones 1-0 to repeat in 5A girls. It was an MHSAA-record ninth girls soccer title for the Lady Titans.
Florence beat West Lauderdale 2-0 for a repeat in 4A girls. It was the third championship for the the Lady Eagles.
The Sacred Heart girls also took a gold ball back to Hattiesburg, beating South Pontotoc 4-1 in 3A/2A/1A girls for their first state soccer title.
Madison Central defeated Ocean Springs 3-0 to win 6A, the first boys soccer title for the Jaguars.
Ocean Springs also won it’s first girls soccer title, beating Tupelo 2-0 to win 6A girls.
Oxford’s boys beat defeated Pearl 2-0 to win 5A boys and the school’s first state soccer championship.
Pontotoc beat West Lauderdale 6-2 in 4A boys to capture the school’s first soccer title.