Lady Swamp Foxes sweep region
Soccer playoffs open Monday
The Ashley Ridge girls’ soccer team completed a clean sweep of its Region 8-AAAA opponents Tuesday by earning a 5-3 win at Fort Dorchester.
Swamp Fox sophomore Amelia Clower scored three goals and Madyson Reed added two as Ashley Ridge improved to 13-3 on the season with a 10-0 mark in region play. Since losing back-to-back games against Wando and West Ashley the first week of March, the Swamp Foxes have earned 13 wins against one loss to James Island.
Fort Dorchester senior Anna Seder scored all three Patriot goals. The Fort fell to 7-9 on the season with a 5-5 region record to place third in the region behind Ashley Ridge and Beaufort.
Ashley Ridge opens the Class AAAA playoffs Monday by hosting the No. 3 team from Region 6. That will be either South Florence or Conway.
Fort Dorchester will open the playoffs by traveling to West Ashley, which placed second in Region 7.
Colleton County finished ahead of Summerville and Bluffton to secure Region 8’s final seed. The Cougars will travel to face Region 7 champion Wando Monday for the first round.
On the boys’ side, Fort Dorchester has locked up Region 8’s top seed and will open the playoffs Tuesday by hosting the third place team from Region 6. Beaufort has secured the No. 2 spot for Region 8 and will host the third place team from Region 7.
At press time Summerville, Ashley Ridge and Bluffton were still battling for Region 8’s third and fourth seeds.
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