Girls Soccer Playoffs: Terrebonne eliminates Belle Chasse, Country Day hosts Northlake
It was a solid performance by 10th-seeded Terrebonne in the opening round of the Division II girls state soccer playoffs Wednesday evening.
Aaliyah Van Buren, Emma Marcel and Allison Picou scored goals for the Tigers in a 3-0 victory over 23rd-seeded Belle Chasse at Thomas B. Smith Memorial Stadium in Houma.
Marcel scored the lone first half goal for a 1-0 lead at halftime. Picou expanded the lead on a penalty kick before Van Buren put the game away with her goal.
Terrrebonne (18-5-3) advances to a regional round matchup against District 5-II rival and seventh-seeded Central Lafourche (20-4) in the regional round. The Trojans handled the Tigers twice in District play, winning 3-0 and 6-1. The Cardinals finish their season 13-5-1.
In girls playoff action today, 21st-seed Northlake Christian (8-10) travels to Metairie to take on 12th-seeded Country Day (8-11-1) at 3:30 p.m. at Wenzel Field. The Cajuns beat the Wolverines 2-0 on Jan. 22 at Wenzel Field.
At LaPlace, red hot 13th-seeded St. Charles Catholic (10-10) entertains Evangel Christian (4-11-1) at 5 p.m. 19th-seed Christ Episcopal (10-3-2) travels to 14th-seeded Runnels (9-6-1) at 6 p.m. After starting the season 1-10, the Comets have won nine straight matches.
Playoff Results from Wed., Jan. 31
#10 Terrebonne 3, #23 Belle Chasse 0
Prep Playoff Schedule for Thurs., Feb. 1
#19 Lutcher at #14 Leesville, 6 p.m.
#23 Calvary Baptist at #10 Sterlington, 6:30 p.m.
#20 Minden at #13 Central, 5 p.m. at Wildcat Stadium
#18 South Terrebonne at #15 Sam Houston, 6 p.m.
#17 Morgan City at #16 Lutcher, 6 p.m.
#21 Northlake Christian at #12 Country Day, 3:30 p.m.
#20 Evangel Christian at #13 St. Charles Catholic, 5 p.m.
#19 Christ Episcopal at #14 Runnels, 6 p.m.
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