Caroline Heys’ six goals, Eve Knapp’s five and Sara McGahan’s four helped Westminster’s girls defeat visiting Chattahoochee 20-7 Tuesday and reach a chance Saturday to remain the only state champion in three years of Class A-AAAA competition.
The two-time defending champion Wildcats (19-2) led 12-5 at the half en route to their sixth consecutive victory. Aubrey Bausom’s two goals and one assist paced the Cougars (13-7).
Westminster coach Jay Watts credited a tough 10-9 quarterfinal against Holy Innocents’ with preparing his team.
“It feels really great,” he said. “Our offense was really clicking. We were ready for anything.”
In other games Tuesday:
Lassiter 14, Alpharetta 4: After falling behind 2-0, the Trojans (16-2) scored four goals in one minute to take a 4-2 advantage they never relinquished.
Hat tricks by Garrett Shank and Jack Fitzharris helped the Trojans to a 7-3 halftime lead against the Raiders (18-2-1) and a ninth consecutive win.
Milton 12, Etowah 3: