9U soccer team finishes runner-up at district

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, November 8, 2011

9U Andalusia All-Stars boys soccer team shown in the front row from L to R: Garrett Simpler, Parker Kennedy, Ellis Mount, Addison Mount, Haden Jackson, Reese Burkhardt, Gage Theus and Dawson Kennedy. Shown in the back row from L to R: Assistant coach Tracy Simpler, West Parker, James Posey, Thomas Duffy, Adam Kilpatrick, Colin Ward, Brady Sowards, Hunter Berryhill, Caleb Blackston, assistant coach Dax Kennedy and head coach Scott Mount. | Courtesy photo

The Andalusia 9-and-under under boys All-Star soccer team earned a berth in the state tournament after finishing runner-up at the district tournament in Eufaula on Saturday.

Troy won the tournament, defeating the local boys team 1-0 in the finals.

Andalusia advanced to the finals with a 3-0 victory over Ozark.

Reese Burkhardt scored two goals and Ellis Mount scored one goal for Andalusia.

Information on the state tournament was not available when the newspaper went to press on Monday.