Lady Devils advance to girls soccer state quarterfinals

Columbus 3, Alexander 1

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Columbus Lady Devils converted two penalty kicks to help the Region-1 champs to a 3-1 win over Alexander on Wednesday night at Kinnett Stadium in the second round of the GHSA Class AAAAA soccer tournament.

The first of the two penalty kicks came in the 34th minute after Abby Marmito was fouled while driving on the net. Gigi Schorr converted the kick to get the Lady Devils on the board.

The second came in the 61st minute when Kimberly May was fouled in the penalty box. Marmito booted it home to give Columbus a 3-0 lead.

May scored the other goal for Columbus in the 46th minute.

The Lady Devils will host Richmond Hill in the state quarterfinals on Saturday.

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