Prep Soccer Playoffs: Northshore, Dominican, Country Day girls win openers
It was a good start for area teams in the state soccer playoffs Thursday.
In girls action, 10th-seeded Northshore was impressive in a 4-0 victory over 23rd-seeded East Ascension at Slidell.
Abbey Chase scored a first half goal to give the Panthers a 1-0 lead at the half before the floodgates opened in the second half as Northshore got goals from Britney Bertram, Mikayla Price and Maddie Musselman.
Northshore (13-4-5) advances to the regional round to face seventh-seed St. Joseph’s Academy (7-6-3) in Baton Rouge. The Spartans end their season 10-9-1
The 12th-seed Dominican, which last won a state title in 2011, blanked 21st-seeded Comeaux 3-0 at Pan American Stadium in the opening round of the Division I playoffs.
Dominican (16-8-3) led 2-0 at halftime on goals by Jasmine Ferrier and Olivia Singleton. Isabella Cordoba added an insurance goal in the second half to complete the scoring.
Fifth-seed Byrd (17-8-3) awaits Dominican in the regional round of the playoffs in Shreveport. Comeaux completed its season 9-11-2.
In Division IV, 12th-seeded Country Day fought off 21st-seed Northlake Christian 1-0 at Wenzel Field in Metairie.
Lucy Butterbaugh put one in the net in the sixth minute and the Cajuns made the goal stand up for the victory.
The Cajuns (8-11-2) will travel to fifth-seed Catholic of New Iberia in the regional round. The Wolverines finished their season 8-10-1.
In girls playoff action today, 24th-seed East Jefferson travels to ninth-seed Benton at 4 p.m. while 14th-seed Archbishop Chapelle hosts 19th-seed Beau Chene at 4:30 p.m. at Muss Bertolino Stadium in Kenner in Division II action.
In Division III, 22nd-seed Lusher plays at 11th-seed Haynes at 3 p.m. while in Division IV, ninth-seed Academy of the Sacred Heart will host 24th-seeded North Caddo at 5 p.m. at Pan American Stadium and 10th-seed McGehee will entertain Westminster Christian at 7 p.m. at Pan American Stadium.
In boys action, 16th-seeded Brother Martin hosts 17th-seed West Monroe at 3:30 p.m. at Farley Field while 15th-seeded Jesuit entertains 18th-seed Barbe at 6 p.m. at John Ryan Stadium in Division I action.
In Division II, 20th-seed De La Salle travels to Lafayette to take on 13th-seeded St. Thomas More at 6 p.m. while 19th-seeded Destrehan is at 14th-seed Lakeshore at 6 p.m.
In Division IV, 11th-seed Country Day plays host to 22nd-seed Runnels at 3:30 p.m. at Wenzel Field.
Prep Soccer Playoff Results for Thurs., Feb. 1
#14 Leesville 1, #19 Lutcher 1 (Leesville wins 3-1 on PK’s)
#10 Sterlington #23 Calvary Baptist
#12 Dominican 3, #21 Comeaux 0
#10 Northshore 4, #23 East Ascension 0
#21 Lee 2, #21 Ruston 0
#13 Central 8, #20 Minden 0
#11 Neville 7, #22 Haughton 0
#15 Sam Houston #18 Terrebonne
#12 Country Day 1, #21 Northlake Christian 0
#13 St. Charles Catholic 7, #20 Evangel Christian 0
#14 Runnels, #19 Christ Episcopal
Prep Soccer Playoff Schedule for Fri., Feb. 2
#17 West Monroe at #16 Brother Martin, 3:30 p.m. at Farley Field
#23 H.L. Bourgeois at #10 Denham Springs, 7 p.m.
#18 Barbe at #15 Jesuit, 6 p.m. at John Ryan Stadium
#20 De La Salle at #13 St. Thomas More, 6 p.m.
#19 Destrehan at #14 Lakeshore, 6 p.m.
#21 Rapides at #12 Christ Episcopal, 5:30 p.m.
#19 Houma Christian at #14 Evangel Christian, 4:30 p.m.
#22 Runnels at #11 Country Day, 3:30 p.m.
#24 Pineville at #9 Lafayette, 6 p.m.
#20 Thibodaux at #13 Airline, 5:30 p.m. at Freedom Fields—First Baptist Bossier
#19 Denham Springs at #14 Captain Shreve, 5:30 p.m. at Lee Hedges Stadium
#22 Zachary at #11 Barbe, 6:30 p.m.
#17 Natchitoches Central at #16 Ouachita Parish, 6:30 p.m.
#24 East Jefferson at #9 Benton, 4 p.m. at Freedom Fields—Bossier City
#19 Beau Chene at #14 Archbishop Chapelle, 4:30 p.m. at Muss Bertolino Stadium
#21 Erath at #12 DeRidder, 6 p.m.
#19 Opelousas at #14 Franklin Parish, 5 p.m.
#22 Lusher at #11 Haynes, 3 p.m.
#24 North Caddo at #9 Academy of The Sacred Heart, 5 p.m. at Pan American Stadium
#22 Grace Christian at #11 Houma Christian, 6:30 p.m.
#23 Westminster Christian at #10 McGehee, 7 p.m. at Pan American Stadium
#18 Delta Charter at #15 Opelousas Catholic, 5:30 p.m. at Moore Park
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