FPD, Veterans girls soccer advance to state

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PERRY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Veterans was looking to avenge last year’s 1-0 loss to Columbus in the GHSA AAAA semifinals Wednesday night.

The girls delivered, beating Columbus 1-0 on a soggy field at Perry’s Herb St. John Stadium.  Shelby King’s goal at the 62-minute mark was all the Warhawks needed.

The game was delayed nearly an hour due to lightning.

Veterans plays in the Class AAAA state title game Saturday at noon at Kennesaw State.

FPD girls advance

FPD’s girls’ game was also delayed Wednesday night, but the Lady Vikings beat Fellowship Christian 2-1 in double overtime.  They’re now 19-0 on the season. 

They’ll try for 20-0 against Pace Academy Saturday at noon in the Class A state title game at Emory.

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(478) 745-4141 ext. 310 Tucker Sargent joined the 41NBC news team in April 2012. He's from Alabama, but you won't catch him saying "Roll Tide!" Tucker grew up near Auburn before moving to north Alabama. He graduated from Danville High School in 2007 and loves to return to the Tennessee Valley any chance he gets. He moved back south to Troy, Alabama after high school, where he graduated from Troy University in 2011 with a B.S. in Broadcast Journalism. He interned in Huntsville at WAAY-TV before joining 41NBC. His passion is sports, and his favorite teams are the Auburn Tigers and Troy Trojans. On the weekends you can catch Tucker watching college football on Saturdays and NASCAR on Sundays! He's proud to call middle Georgia home for now and could always use a story idea from you, so don't hesitate to get in touch with him!