Two free kick goals and another stellar defensive effort led the Lady Wildcats to a 2-0 shutout of James Island in Round 3 of the state 5A playoffs. Next up is Wando as Lexington will host the Lower State finals on Monday evening. The winner will advance to the 5A championship match on May 13.
The Lady Cats took a 1-0 lead when Mary Katherine Waters scored at 8:07 of the first half. They got their second goal off the foot of Callaway Grady just 26 seconds into the second half to make it 2-0.
Lexington improves their season record to 21-2. They have won 18 straight matches. Wando is 19-2 and defeated River Bluff in overtime to advance to Monday’s match.