LA Soccer wins district tournament

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Livingston Academy Lady Wildcats soccer team celebrate becoming district champions.

Livingston Academy Soccer played at DeKalb County in the district tournament Tuesday, Oct. 12, winning 4-0. Lilly Copeland scored 3 goals and Avarie Chaffin scored 1. Jazmine West and Avarie Chaffin each had 1 assist. Emma Dulworth was the goalkeeper with 3 saves for the shutout.

The team also played at Cumberland County in the district finals on Thursday, Oct. 14, winning 2-1. Avarie Chaffin and Lilly Copeland scored the goals. Jayda Hammock and Lilly Copeland each had an assist. Emma Dulworth was the goalkeeper with 10 saves.

Several awards were also given out. Lilly Copeland received all-district offensive MVP. Analese Milligan received all-district defensive MVP. Lilly Copeland, Analese Milligan, Emma Sadler, Maylee Bilbrey, Estie Holman, and Jayda Hammock received first team all-district. Malyne Copeland and Mahalah Boone received second team all-district.

The team will play today, Tuesday, Oct. 19 at home against Anderson County in the first round of regionals.