Clayton Noblin and also the Jackson Prep Lady Patriots won the MAIS AAAA championship over Jackson Academy 2-1 on Monday, plus they finished No. one in the condition in women soccer.(Photo: Keith Warren/For That Clarion-Ledger)Buy Photo
2010 MAIS AAAA women soccer championship was special for Jackson Prep coach John Marcus Duncan. He literally hopped for pleasure following the Lady Patriots defeated Jackson Academy 2-1 Monday evening, curing two deficits towards the Lady Raiders throughout the standard season.
“Knowing that we had arrived beaten two times by them, it simply all joined together. Everything fell into position for all of us, ” he stated.
It had been Prep’s third consecutive championship and 14th overall — the final 11 with Duncan as coach — inducing the Lady Patriots again finishing atop The Clarion-Ledger ratings. Offensively, Prep was brought by senior citizens Clayton Noblin wih 33 goals and 23 assists and Olivia Brown with 17 goals and 12 assists. Noblin obtained what demonstrated is the winning goal against JA.
Another senior, McKenzie Robinson, separated itself in goal. She skipped two days after having suffered a concussion at the start of the growing season, but carried out with 65 saves, including eight against JA, and 12 shutouts while permitting 15 goals.
Other champions are Lamar School in Division II and St. Aloysius in Division III.
A youthful Lamar team with simply two senior citizens around the roster peaked in the finish of year having a 10- conquer Oak Forest along with a 3-2 victory over Pillow for that championship. Coach Leon Powell stated the important thing was “playing together together. All of the women trust one another.”
The Woman Raiders (11-7-1) were brought offensively by juniors An’Dria Kennedy and Madeline Hodge and seventh-grader Emma Kate Uithoven. Kennedy was the scoring leader with 26 goals, including five against Oak Forest along with a large goal within the other half of title game with Pillow that tied the score at 1-1. Uithoven obtained what demonstrated is the winning goal within the championship game.
St. Aloysius, a brand new kid on the market in MAIS athletics, was perfect having a 14- record, including playoff wins against Kirk (8-3), Starkville Academy (3-1) along with a 2-1 conquer Hartfield within the title game.
“It’s been fun, particularly when you’re undefeated, ” stated coach Scott Mathis.
Mathis will start his 4th year training St. Al’s boys, and that he added the women this season once the switch from MHSAA to MAIS led to a big change of season for that women from winter to fall.
“They known as me in the last second and requested me basically could be prepared to do. I had been tossed in it, ” he stated.