MOULTRIE -- Colquitt County girls soccer coach Jimbo Jarvis knew the odds were long that his team could stay with Newnan High on Wednesday in a first-round state playoff game at Mack Tharpe Stadium.

As expected, the Lady Packers were eliminated 6-1 by the Lady Cougars, who came to Moultrie ranked No. 5 in the state.

If there was any consolation for the Lady Packers it was that they played Newnan closer than Region 1-AAAAA champion Lowndes did.

Newnan beat the Vikettes 7-1 in the Lady Cougar Classic in Newnan on April 26.

Newnan outshot the Lady Packers 19-2 and the game was never in doubt.

Colquitt trailed 3-0 at the half and did not get off a shot until 22:47 was left in the contest.

The Lady Packers next -- and last -- shot, however, spoiled Newnan's shutout hopes when Leah Bradley took a short cross from Morgan Turner and put it into the net with 8:57 left in the game.

It was the 13th goal of the season for Bradley, the Lady Packers' career scoring leader.

Colquitt, which finished second in the region, completes the season with 13-6 overall record. The Lady Packers were 7-3 in the region.

Newnan, now 16-3, will meet of the St. Vincent's game in the second round of the playoffs. The Saints eliminated Jonesboro 4-3 in a first-round game.

The Lady Cougars, who started four seniors, six sophomores and a freshman, got three goals from senior Lanie Scott.

Sophomores Jennifer Rainey, Christie McDonald and Wynn Mottola scored the others.

McDonald, Mottola and Rainey had the assists.

"We tried to pack our defense in and it worked early," said Lady Packers coach Jimbo Jarvis.

" Our goal was just to keep their scoring to a minimum."

But the Lady Cougars were much quicker and controlled the ball well.

And Newnan peppered the Colquitt net with 18 shots and although the Lady Cougars scored six time, senior goalkeeper Ashley Harrison was credited with 14 saves.

"Ashley kept it to where we wouldn't get blown away," Jarvis said.

Jarvis also said Marilee Stone and Paige Montooth made several key defensive stops.

"Without those two running some people down, it could have been worse," Jarvis said.

All four Region 1-AAAAA girls team have now been eliminated from the tournament. East Coweta beat Lowndes 4-0; No. 1 McIntosh beat Lee County 15-1 and Starr's Mill blanked Tift County 5-0.

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