HUNTSVILLE, AL (WBRC) - The Briarwood Christian Lions (21-1-3) of Coach Shawn Brower jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the first period and cruised to a 5-0 victory over Springville (20-7) in the championship match of the 2019 AHSAA Class 4A/5A State Boys’ Soccer Championships.
Senior Logan Frost, who earned 4A/5A championship series MVP, sophomore Trent Malloy and senior Jackson Stubbs each scored a goal in the first 16 minutes of the opening period for Briarwood and the Lions picked up a team goal six minutes later.
Hamilton Bowen, a senior forward, managed the final goal at 66:10 in the final period.The title was the Lions fifth since 2001 and the first since 2013.
Springville Coach Cody Wilkerson used five goalkeepers in the contest with Evan Paddock recording four saves in just under 53 minutes on goal. Sam Candler had two saves for Briarwood.
Other winners include:
Class 4A/5A Girls:
Montgomery Academy 2, Southside-Gadsden 1
Class 1A/3A Boys:
Bayside Academy 2, Altamont 0