Boys Varsity Soccer · Clarke Central – 1 North Springs – 0 5A State Soccer Playoffs

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The Gladiators coming in as the #2 seed struck down the #1 seeded Spartans by a score of 1-0. The score came near the mid point of the first half with 24:52 to play. This was all Clarke Central needed as they were able to hold North Springs at bay. The Spartans played a valiant game. In the beginning the Spartans were in control and were getting opportunities but were unable to break through Clarke Central’s defense. Slowly the Gadiators were able to start gaining procession and with 24:52 in the first half found the back of the net to take the lead and for the next 56 minutes made it hold up.
As hard as the Spartans fought and tried up to the last seconds of the game, Clarke Central was able to repel all chances took home to Athens a hard earned win and advanced to the 3rd round (Elite 8) of the 5A state playoffs