Chelsea 5, Northview 0
HUNTSVILLE – Haley Green’s hat trick helped Chelsea defeat Northview 5-0 in the Class 6A girls’ state soccer semifinals Friday at Huntsville’s John Hunt Park to advance to the AHSAA state finals. Chelsea (16-6-1) will meet Southside-Gadsden (16-5-1) Saturday in the championship match at 10 a.m. The finals will be live-streamed over the NFHS Network.
Green’s first goal got the Hornets on the board first right before the end of the first half at the 37:58 mark. Chelsea dominated the final 40 minutes getting two more goals from Green and a goal from Claire Gullen at the 15:14 mark. The final goal was scored by Mary Connor Smith at the 10:15 mark.
Northview head coach Haley Williams got a great effort from goalkeeper Adriana Wright, stopping 18 shots. Chelsea outshot Northview 38-1 helping goalkeeper Sabrina Long from having to face a single shot on goal for the match.
Mary Connor Smith finished the scoring for Chelsea, coached by Jonathan Hammett, with her goal with 9:45 left in the match.
Chelsea will be trying to get its second championship in school history The Hornets won the 5A championship in 2012.
Southside-Gadsden 7, Pell City 0