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Huntsville Sports Commission hosts AHSAA State Soccer Championships this week

The 2022 AHSAA State Soccer Championships begin this week at John Hunt Park. The Huntsville Sports Commission will once again serve as a host.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — The Huntsville Sports Commission (HSC) in collaboration with the Huntsville/Madison County Convention & Visitors Bureau and City of Huntsville will serve as the host for the Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) State Soccer Championships. The tournament will take place at the Championship Soccer Fields at John Hunt Park May 12- 14. This year marks the 21st year the AHSAA State Soccer Championships will be held in Huntsville. 

Huntsville Mayor, Tommy Battle stated, “The Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) State Soccer Tournament will bring some of the most talented athletes in our state right here to Huntsville. We are honored these players and their fans will be able to enjoy the first-rate facilities at John Hunt Park and other amenities in our community. Having AHSAA at John Hunt Park affirms our commitment to being a premier sports destination and offers another opportunity for visitors to eat, shop, explore and play in Huntsville. We extend a big Huntsville welcome to these student athletes and their families and wish them luck in the upcoming competition.” 

All tickets for the tournament must be purchased through GoFan and are $12 plus processing fees. Tickets should be purchased for each day for entrance throughout the weekend. Parking is $5 per day and must be paid in cash. Food and drinks will be available for purchase at the concession stand, food trucks and lemonade stands.

 

The 2022 AHSAA State Soccer Championships will feature statewide high school talent including two local teams from Huntsville, Huntsville High (7A Boys) and Whitesburg Christian Academy (1A-3A Girls). A total of 32 teams from across the state will be competing. 

The Trinity Presbyterian Girls Soccer Team, St. Paul’s Episcopal Girls Soccer Team, Indian Springs Boys Soccer Team and Bayside Academy Boys Soccer Team all return with a chance to win back-to-back State Championship titles. 

“It’s an honor to host the AHSAA State Soccer Championships at John Hunt Park. We always enjoy hosting the AHSAA Soccer Championship and look forward to putting on an amazing event for players, coaches and fans to enjoy each year,” said Mark Russell, Executive Director of the Huntsville Sports Commission. “The HSC and our partners works hard to create a wonderful championship experience and will continue to do so for every event we host in the rocket city.” 

John Hunt Park is currently undergoing an expansion with three projects to increase Huntsville’s sports industry. The projects include the Championship Soccer Fields in addition to a new Huntsville Skatepark and Kids’ Space Playground. Due to these renovations, there will be one (1) designated entrance located at the west side of the Championship Fields and limited parking. You can find a spectator map and parking map at huntsvillesports.com. 

The Semi-Finals for 1A-3A and 4A-5A will take place on Thursday, May 12th, with Championship Finals on Friday, May 13th. The Semi-Finals for 6A and 7A will kick off on Friday, May 13th, with Championship Finals occurring on Saturday, May 14th. You can find a full schedule below. 

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 The Huntsville Sports Commission is a not-for-profit, 501© (3), organization that promotes and enhances the quality of life in Huntsville by identifying, recruiting, promoting and staging sports events and meetings. For more information, contact Brooke Izzo, Director of Marketing & Communications, 256-883-3769, brooke.izzo@huntsvilleal.gov.

SCHEDULE

Thursday, May 12th

1A-3A & 4A-5A Semifinals:

CLASS 1A/3A GIRLS

Westminster (Oak Mountain) (14-6-1) vs. Trinity Presbyterian (13-5-2) at 11 a.m. (Field 1)

Whitesburg Christian Academy (13-5-1) vs. Mars Hill Bible (12-5-0) at 11 a.m. (Field 2)

CLASS 1A/3A BOYS

Bayside Academy (19-3-5) vs. Trinity Presbyterian (16-2-0) at 1 p.m. (Field 1)

Mars Hill Bible (16-7-1) vs. Collinsville (18-7-0) at 1 p.m. (Field 2)

CLASS 4A/5A GIRLS

Indian Springs (16-3-2) vs. St. James (Montgomery) (14-3-1) at 3 p.m. (Field 1)

East Limestone (19-3-0) vs. Westbrook Christian (19-3-0) at 3 p.m. (Field 2)

CLASS 4A/5A BOYS

Indian Springs (19-2-5) vs. Montgomery Academy (23-0-2) at 5 p.m. (Field 1)

Russellville (18-2-1) vs. Crossville (16-2-0) at 5 p.m. (Field 2)

 

Friday, May 13th

6A-7A Semifinals:

CLASS 6A GIRLS

Northridge (Tuscaloosa) (18-3-1) vs. St. Paul’s Episcopal (9-12-0) at 9 a.m. (Field 1)

Southside (Gadsden) (18-3-2) vs. Homewood (18-2-2) at 9 a.m. (Field 2)

CLASS 6A BOYS

Pelham (22-3-1) vs. McGill-Toolen Catholic (19-8-0) at 11 a.m. (Field 1)

Fort Payne (15-7-2) vs. Mountain Brook (23-2-2) at 11 a.m. (Field 2)

CLASS 7A GIRLS

Fairhope (20-3-2) vs. Prattville (10-9-1) at 1 p.m. (Field 1)

Spain Park (12-4-4) vs. Vestavia Hills (16-3-4) at 1 p.m. (Field 2)

CLASS 7A BOYS

Oak Mountain (17-4-5) vs. Huntsville (19-3-3) at 3 p.m. (Field 1)

Davidson (19-5-3) vs. Daphne (15-2-1) at 3 p.m. (Field 2)

1A-3A & 4A-5A Finals:

Class 4A/5A Boys at 5 p.m. (Field 1)

Class 1A/3A Girls at 5 p.m. (Field 2)

Class 4A/5A Girls at 7 p.m. (Field 1)

Class 1A/3A Boys at 7 p.m. (Field 2)

 

Saturday, May 14th

6A-7A Finals:

Class 7A Girls at 10 a.m. (Field 1)

Class 6A Boys at 10 a.m. (Field 2)

Class 7A Boys at 12 p.m. (Field 1)

Class 6A Girls at 12 p.m. (Field 2)