Soccer: Ben Franklin girls roll past Country Day

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It was no contest Tuesday as Ben Franklin traveled to Wenzel Field in Metairie and ripped Country Day 6-1 in girls soccer.

Savannah Dixon and Kirsten Brown each scored a pair of goals for the Falcons (4-3). Ben Franklin led 2-1 at halftime before dominating the second half. Sophia DiMarco and Simone Williams scored the other goals for Ben Franklin. Olivia Hebert scored the lone goal for the Cajuns (3-5-1).

The Falcons return to action Thursday hosting De La Salle at 3:45 p.m. while the Cajuns play at Mandeville tonight at 6:30 p.m.

A pair of ranked teams square off on the Lakefront as Jesuit travels to Ben Franklin today for a noon contest. The Blue Jays (9-3-4) are ranked seventh in the most recent Division I Louisiana High School Soccer Coaches Association rankings but are just 27th in the LHSAA Division I power rankings released Tuesday while the Falcons (2-4-2) are eighth in the Division II rankings but just 36th in the LHSAA Division II power rankings.

Area Prep Soccer Results from Tuesday, Jan. 2


New Orleans Area

Country Day 2, Ben Franklin 2

Baton Rouge Area

East Ascension 5, Lutcher 0

Hammond 4, Woodlawn (BR) 3

St. Amant 2, Catholic (BR) 1

University 7, Brusly 1

Bayou Area

E.D. White Catholic 5, Parkview Baptist 0

Area Prep Soccer Schedule for Wednesday, Jan. 3


New Orleans Area

Bonnabel at John Ehret, 6 p.m.

Jesuit at Ben Franklin, noon

Lee at Riverside, 6:30 p.m.

Pope John Paul II at Salmen, 5:30 p.m.

Vandebilt Catholic at St. Charles Catholic, 5 p.m.

Baton Rouge Area

Denham Springs at Live Oak, 6 p.m.

Episcopal at Zachary, 2 p.m.

McKinley at Lutcher, 7 p.m.

Ponchatoula at St. Michael, 6 p.m.

Westminster Christian at Runnels, 6 p.m.


New Orleans Area

Academy of Our Lady at Ursuline, 4 p.m.

Archbishop Hannan vs. Cabrini, 5 p.m. at Pan American Stadium

Haynes at Pearl River, 5 p.m.

Walker at Pope John Paul II, 6 p.m.

Baton Rouge Area

Dutchtown at Baton Rouge, 6 p.m.

Episcopal of Acadiana at Parkview Baptist, 2 p.m.

McKinley at Lee, 4 p.m.

Bayou Area

Terrebonne at Central Lafourche, 5 p.m.

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