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Decatur High girls and boys soccer teams make sweet 16 for state playoffs

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Decatur High girls and boys soccer teams make sweet 16 for state playoffs

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It has been a successful run for the Decatur High girls and boys soccer teams this year as each team has made the Sweet 16 in the state playoffs.

The varsity girls soccer team finished the 2017 season with a 10-4-3 record and a 7-0 conference record.

An announcement from the team says, “Based on these results, the DHS Varsity Girls are the Region 6-AAAAA Champions for 2017!”

The girls team had home field advantage for the first round playoff game, beating Johnson High School 6-0.

The announcement says, “Emma Rose and Sarah Grace Tatum both scored one goal each, with Lia Bodine and Grace Williams both scoring two goals. The next game will be at DHS on Tuesday, May 2 at 6 p.m. vs. Union Grove.”

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The boys haven’t lost a game since March 17, finishing with a 9-4-5 overall record and a 6-conference record, finishing 2nd in Region 6-AAAAA. They are the defending state champions.

“The DHS Varsity Boys were given home field advantage for the first round playoff game held at DHS on Friday, April 28 vs. Loganville High School,” the announcement says. “After a scoreless first half, the DHS Varsity Boys came out for the second half ready to win, with a final score of 4-0, DHS. Goals were scored by Abdiaziz Yussuf, Sebastian Allowitz, and two goals from Baylen Altizer.”

The next boys game will be at DHS on Wednesday, May 3 at 6 p.m. vs. Wayne County.

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