DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — The Westgate Soccer Complex in Dothan was filled to the brim Saturday with fans cheering on their teams in the Inaugural Wiregrass Cup hosted by Houston Academy.
23 teams from 13 different schools, while also giving some Wiregrass teams early tests as they kick off the spring season.
As an action-packed soccer tournament kicked off their final day of competition
In pool play, the tourney graced us with a Dale County rivalry between Ariton and G.W. Long.
The Lady Rebels made sure to show off their talent early and often scored an onslaught of goals to give them their first win of the tourney and a spot in the semi-finals.
G.W. Long beat Ariton 7-0.
Spanish Fort won the Varsity Girls Tournament Championship by beating Houston Academy 6-0.
On the boys’ side, host school Houston Academy matched up against Beauregard.
The raiders scored an early goal to put them ahead, a squad through two games has already put up 20 goals and looked to add to that total.
Raiders won 4-1 over the Hornets.
Which would match up with Dothan or Spanish Fort, who matched up in the final game of their pool.
Both teams with two wins so far, and both teams were dominant.
It would be Wolves early as they get an early goal and with another chance to add on against a Toros side that suffered a first-half red card, so they played a man down throughout the game.
Wolves would end up racing to a -0 victory over Spanish Fort, advancing them to the finals against Houston Academy.
Dothan won the Varsity Boys Tournament Championship 5-1 over Houston Academy.
The tournament wrapped up Saturday and gave teams some early tests before they each prepare for a possible run to the state championship in their respective classifications.