East Coweta dominated possession early on, keeping the ball on DC’s side of the field. However, the Lady Tigers would be the one to strike first, scoring a goal five minutes into the game when Lindsey Platt sent a ball deep from midfield to Kaitlynn Lewis, who had broken away from her defender. The keeper then mishandled the ball and Lewis took advantage, finding the back of the net for a 1-0 lead.
DC had a good opportunity to take a two goal lead minutes later when Alex Bigby threw the ball in to Lewis, who again broke away from her defender. She attempted a deep cross that just missed the mark.
With 27 minutes remaining in the first, East Coweta tied the game when one of their players scored on a breakaway goal after a DC attempt offensive attack.
The Lady Indians continued to control possession until the final 10 minutes when the tide turned and DC started getting more opportunities to score. East Coweta had the final chance to score in the open half but two Lady Tiger defenders managed to stall the attack until keeper Danielle Cavalconte could get back in position and make a diving save. A few minutes later the horn went off.
East Coweta started the second half like they did the first, dominating possession. However, the defense of DC continued to fight and keep the ball out of the net. That changed with 26 minutes to play when a kick by the Lady Indians squeezed through a small gap between the diving keeper and the ground and rolled slowly into the net.
East Coweta scored three goals in the final eight minutes of play to sealed the victory.
In the boys game, East Coweta, a top-5 team in the state, dominated possession similar to the girls game. Fifteen minutes into the opening quarter the Indians scored their first goal with a shot inside the box. With 16 minutes to go in the first, East Coweta added a second score on a header. They repeated themselves less than a minute later to go up 3-0. The Indians went up 5-0 at the half.
Douglas County opened the second half with a goal when Auman Khan hit a shot from 25 yards out. After an East Coweta goal, DC scored their second goal when Khan found an open Lorenzo Camejo in front of the net. The Indians added a quick goal, their seventh of the game, and then scored three in final six minutes for the win.