Both teams took losses, as the Lady Jags fell 10-1 and the boys fell 2-0.
Taking the field first, the Lady Jags looked to upset a tough South Paulding squad, but it was the Lady Spartans who took the fast and early lead.
Not backing down and taking several key shots, the Lady Spartans were able to expand and hold to an early 4-0 lead in the first.
With 16:36 left before the break, the Lady Jag defense finally found their rhythm after a blocked goal by keeper Ashley Offutt. Taking advantage and getting the ball back downfield, Alexus Lawson found an opening to get the Lady Jags their first and only goal of the night.
After the half, the Lady Spartans continued to control offensively and took two goals in the opening ten minutes. Then, with 25 minutes to go, South Paulding's Gretta Grantham got a solo look from another goal on a penalty kick, pushing the Lady Spartans to a 7-1 lead.
With 15 minutes left in regulation, the Lady Spartans were able to knock in three more goals, with a final blow from Rachel McDaniel, to guide South Paulding to a 10-1 victory.
In the night's second match-up, the boys took the field in what turned to be a hard defensive battle between the Jags and Spartans.
Although both teams exchanged possessions for the opening minutes of the first half, it was finally the Spartans who eventually gained control. Holding steady and staying within potential goal distance, South Paulding was able to get several looks, firing off a string of shots. However, with quick work by the Jags goalkeeper Jesus Murillo, no damage was done at the moment.
However, with 9:23 to go before the half, South Paulding finally landed a shot past a diving Murillo for the night's first score.
The Spartans would hold to a 1-0 lead until the half.
The second half saw more steady work from Murillo, who continued his strong presence at the net as he saved several potential scores.
Keeping with of South Paulding, the Jags were able to hold defensively until the Spartans took a deep shot from midfield. Sailing the ball over the hands of a reaching Murillo, the Spartans were up 2-0 at the 26 minute mark.
The rest of the half saw both teams changing possessions frequently and a tough South Paulding defense that stalked any shots the Jags attempted.
With 8:45 left, it looked like South Paulding might have another score, but missed their mark as the ball ricocheted off the top crossbar of the net.
Both teams stayed even defensively for the final minutes, but the Spartans were able to hold on for a 2-0 win.