Tuscaloosa Academy sweeps Morgan Academy
Tuscaloosa Academy swept Morgan Academy on Friday night.
Drew Scharfunburg and Drew Sutter each scored as the Knights won 2-0. The Lady Knights also prevailed 9-0.
Senators coach Jay Minter was pleased with the team’s effort. Goalkeeper Wilks Chittom had 30 saves to keep the game from being a blowout.
“We played hard, the kids can take a lot from this experience,” Minter said. “That was a great 80 minutes from them.”
The Senators trailed 1-0 at halftime and played well defensively.
Second-year Lady Senators coach Brooke Lee said her young squad has progressed throughout the season.
“We may have 10 seniors, but its a young team,” Lee said. “The girls are having a lot of fun and we’re progressing.”
Despite the losses, both Morgan Academy teams remain in contention to make the AISA State Soccer Tournament this season.
The Senators (5-5, 4-4) beat Coosa Valley 2-0 on Tuesday. Cink Minter and Wade Mason each scored goals for Morgan Academy.
The Lady Senators (4-6, 2-6) also beat Coosa Valley 1-0 on Jordan Harrison’s penalty kick with 6.7 seconds left in regulation.
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