Girls Soccer: Richards scores hat trick as The Woodlands defeats Montgomery in playoff opener

The Woodlands forward Jazzy Richards takes a shot on goal during the first period of a Region II-6A bi-district girls soccer game at Woodforest Bank Stadium Thursday.

The Woodlands had little trouble advancing past the bi-district round of the Class 6A state playoffs on Thursday evening, defeating Montgomery 5-0 at Woodforest Bank Stadium.

Jazzy Richards picked up her second consecutive hat trick, and Grace Piper and Aliyah Hale also added goals as the Lady Highlanders toppled the Lady Bears in the first round for the second straight year. The Woodlands also defeated Montgomery 5-0 in the first round last season. click here for complete story