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Springwood School sweeps Morgan Academy soccer teams

Springwood Classic swept Morgan Academy in soccer on Thursday night.

The Wildcats and Lady Wildcats won by identical scores of 5-0 at Morgan Stadium.

Both Morgan Academy squads fall to 1-3 on the season.

Springwood scored three first-half goals to grab a 3-0 halftime lead and the Wildcats never looked back.

The Wildcats scored two more goals in the second half.

Jay Minter, who coaches both soccer teams, said the Senators are using the season’s start to build chemistry.

“Dealing with adversity is part of life,” Minter said.

Josh Brown, McCain Bergeron, Wilks Chittom, Wade Mason, Cink Minter, Andrew Morris, Christian Smith, Thomas Smitherman, Stephen Feister, Jackson Griffin, Casen Huff, Luis Montoro, Chase Brown, Gavin Hewston, Jack Johnson, Owen Sansom and Rhett Thomas are the Senators’ boys soccer players.

Greg Bergeron is an assistant coach for the Senators.

The Lady Senators played Springwood tough in the first half, trailing 1-0 at halftime.

Springwood scored four second-half goals to put the game away.

Erin Odom, Brilee Smith, Sarah Thomas, Maryanna Turner, Keenan Lee McHugh, Natalie Wallace, Leila Kelly, Madge Winter, Katie Patterson, Brooke Shaw, Annie Hayes Utsey, Maryn Bergeron, Delaney McHugh, Mary Emily Frazer, Emma Jones, Katherine Lyon, Sarah Moore are the Lady Senators.

Kim Jones and Greg Bergeron are assistant coaches.

Minter praised the effort of the young, inexperienced Lady Senators.

“Two-thirds of the team are junior high, we only have one senior,:” Minter said. “We’re still learning as a team.”