Lady Cougars top Luella

Tehgan Anguilm scored twice and Hannah Thomas added a goal as Newnan's girls soccer team handed Region 2-AAAAAA leaders Luella a 3-1 loss at Drake Stadium on Thursday in a non-region doubleheader.

The Lady Cougars, who were coming off a 6-0 shutout of Alcovy, another 2-AAAAAA foe, improved their overall record to 6-5-1 heading into next week's Coweta Cup tournament.

Newnan will host the annual three-game series with East Coweta and Northgate which starts Monday with the Lady Cougars playing the Lady Indians.

Luella entered Thursday's game with a 5-3 record while undefeated in 2-AAAAAA play.

The Lady Cougars are currently third in the 3-AAAAAA standings with a 4-1 record due to a head-to-head loss to Douglas County (9-2-1, 4-1).

East Coweta, which is scheduled to play at Centennial tonight (weather permitting) enters Monday with a 4-0 record in 3-AAAAAA, while 8-2 overall.

Luel la's boys defeated Newnan 5-2. No other information was available at deadline.

The Cougars dropped their record to 1-11 overall.

HERITAGE SCHOOL GIRLS 4, THE WEBER SCHOOL 1: The Lady Hawks needed a three-goal surge in the final 10 minutes to finally overpower Weber, which caught a break three minutes into the game on a penalty shot to take an early 1-0 lead.

The win kept Heritage (6-2, 6-1) in the thick of the race for a division title in GISA Region 1-AAA heading into a pivotal week. The Lady Hawks will host Atlanta Girls (5-3, 5-1) on Monday and then Holy Spirit (6-1, 5-0) on Wednesday.

Against Weber, Heritage rallied to tie the game at halftime before pulling away in the closing minutes.

Sophomore midf ielder Calista Eckert finished with two goals and two assists. Sara Brillanti also scored for the Lady Hawks while Catherine Heindel added an assist.

HERITAGE SCHOOL BOYS 2, THE WEBER SCHOOL 1: David Barber and David Martin scored goals for the Hawks, who continued to keep pace with Holy Spirit atop GISA Region 1-AAA.

Coming off Tuesday's emotional victory at Trinity Christian on penalty kicks, Heritage improved its record to 8-1 overall and 5-1 in the region.

Carlisle Taylor and Kyle Shuman added assists for the Hawks, who remain a game behind Holy Spirit (5-0, 4-0) while holding a one-goal tiebreaker over Trinity (6-1, 3-1) as teams head into the latter half of a home-and-home region schedule.



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