Soccer Roundup: Team's sweep foes on Friday night
In a battle of defending district champions, Burleson’s boys soccer team got the best of Everman Friday night with a 1-0 victory at J.E. Marr Stadium.
With less than five minutes to play, Freddy Hernandez scored the game winner for Burleson (8-2-2, 3-0-0, 9 points) off an assist from Edgar Lopez.
Spartans down Seguin
Centennial’s boys soccer team turned its biggest offensive showing of the season with an 8-0 district home win Friday over Arlington Seguin.
The Spartans (1-1-1 in district, four points) scored five times in the first 18 minutes of the game.
“Everything we shot was on target,” Centennial coach Brian Boydston said.
Alex Moreno and Corin Seale each scored twice. Moreno had an assist. Also scoring for Centennial were Casey Wright, Nick Scarpello, Bidauri Trujillo and Mason McBeath. Akwasi Agyei, Wright, Scarpello, and McBeath each registered assists.
Lady Elks hammer Everman
Thirty seconds into Friday’s game, Burleson’s Maycie Massingill scored off an assist from Lauren Jordan.
It was the only goal of the first half for the Lady Elks (10-3-1, 2-0-1, six points) but they lit up the scoreboard in the second half on the way to a 7-0 district win at Everman.
“Everman did a good job the rest of the half stacking the back and their keeper played a role in keeping them 1-0 at the half,” Burleson coach Erin Poyner said. “We made adjustments at half-time to get around their defensive numbers.”
Massingill scored 30 seconds into the second half with the assist going to Shea Moore. Massingill finished with a hat-trick. Gracie Spradley scored twice while Bailey Berry and Faith Strube each scored. Strube finished with three assists. Also picking up assists were Jordan Walker and Jeweliet Argueta.
Lady Spartans down Seguin
Centennial’s girls soccer team won its second straight District 9-5A game Friday as the Lady Spartans topped Arlington Seguin, 4-0.
The Lady Spartans (5-3-2, 2-0-1, six points) split their goals between halves.
Mackenzie Southall opened the scoring off an assist from Maddie Pewitt. The second goal came from Apolonia Wright with the assist going to Avery Shutter.
In the second half, Casie Watson picked up the assist on a goal by Hannah Walker and Southall notched an unassisted goal.