Westbrook soccer teams win first round matches


Messenger file photo by Chris McCarthy

The Westbrook Christian girls and boys soccer teams both advanced to the second round of the Class 4A/5A state soccer playoffs.
The Westbrook girls (17-3-0) notched a 4-0 shutout over Douglas on April 28 in Rainbow City, while the Warriors (17-2-2) defeated Guntersville, 2-1, last Saturday (April 30) in Rainbow City.
After a scoreless first half for the girls, Ella Keene got the Lady Warriors on the scoreboard with the eventual winning goal. Ella Keene then set up a goal from Anna Kate Edwards, while Keene scored a goal of her own for a 3-0 lead. Keene then set up Clair Upton for Westbrook’s final goal.
Both teams play second-round matches on Tuesday, May 3. The girls host Lincoln, while the boys travel to Leeds.

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