East Ridge scored on a penalty kick in the final minute to edge Hixson, 4-3, in the semifinals of the District 8/AA boys soccer tournament, Wednesday at Camp Jordan Park.
East Ridge will now travel to play Howard tonight in the finals. Game time is slated for 7 p.m.
Trailing at the half by a score of 3-2, the Pioneers (14-2-2) rallied with two second half goals. Rijad Kazic score two goals for East Ridge, while Adam Adem and Luis Diaz each scored one. Chip Teleyon and Erik Lopez were credited with assists.