Eagles headed to Final Four

FROM STAFF REPORTS

The Oak Mountain High School girls’ soccer team advanced to the Alabama High School Athletic Association Class 6A Final Four after knocking off Grissom 3-2 in a quarterfinal match May 5.

Oak Mountain went down early in the 20th minute, but the Eagles responded in the 25th minute when Bailee Harnett took a shot that went off the Grissom keeper and Vicki Hill followed up with a rebound goal.

Two minutes into the second half, Harnett sent a corner kick across the box and Emma Roberson hit a laser shot into the net to give the Eagles a 2-1 lead.

In the 58th minute, Harnett dribbled by two defenders and sent a cross into the box, where Hill scored the game-clinching goal.

Grissom scored in the 65th minute to cut the deficit to 2-1, but Oak Mountain controlled the ball until the clock expired.

Oak Mountain goalkeeper Jill Hester recorded six saves in the match.