August 1, 2019 9:41:11 AM
The Heritage Academy girls soccer team began the season with two wins and two shutouts in the first matches of the year. Heritage defeated crosstown rival Columbus Christian Academy 6-0 in the season opener and defeated Kirk Academy 8-0 on July 30th.
Heritage brought a multitude of scoring threats to the victories including goals from Lilly Linton, Sophie Starks, Lizzy Howard, Emma Britt, and others. The Patriots were anchored by a strong defense led by goalie Haven Tuggle with the support of starting defensive backs Hanna Hardy, Kelly Bell, Carly Rogers, and Reagan Merchant.
The Patriots travel to Greenville for a pair of matches in the Delta versus St. Joseph Catholic School on Thursday and Washington School on Friday.