Soccer: Chavez shines for Ehret; East Jefferson stays hot, Rummel wins

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Area Prep Soccer Report for Friday, Jan. 27

It was a huge evening for junior Edis Chavez of John Ehret Thursday.

Chavez, who doubles as the kicker for the Patriots football team, scored five goals and had three assists to pace the Patriots to a 10-6 win over Livingston Collegiate at Hoss Memtsas Stadium.

Chavez has enjoyed a tremendous season with 35 goals and 12 assists, setting school records in the process.

John Ehret (7-9-2) will close its regular season next Monday at Memtsas against Jefferson Rise at 6 p.m.

A pair of Division II powers from Metairie continue to impress and both are threats to make a deep run in the upcoming playoffs.

East Jefferson stayed hot, blanking Riverdale 4-0 at Joe Yenni Stadium in District 7-II play.

East Jeff scored twice in each half. Junior Kevin Velasquez and senior Danny Cuellar each scored in the first half before Alvaro Torres scored on a penalty kick and Jonathan Vallecillo scored off a rebound of his own shot to complete the scoring.

The Warriors (13-5-4, 5-0-1) have not lost a match since Dec. 20. East Jefferson will close its regular season at home Friday against Helen Cox at 6 p.m.

The Rebels (10-6, 3-3) completed their regular season.

Archbishop Rummel shut out Higgins 8-0 in District 7-II play at home.

Senior CJ Koppeis had a hat trick and now has 29 goals on the season. Senior Tobo Takpor, the single season record holder for goals, added two more and has 34 on the season. Sophomore Holden Aleman also scored two goals and freshman Matthew Hammons Jr. added a goal for Rummel.

Rummel is third while East Jefferson, who defeated the Raiders 2-0 on Jan. 10 in a match seen live on, is fourth in the Division II power rankings.

The Raiders (18-5, 4-2) will host Baton Rouge High Saturday at 1 p.m.

The Hurricanes (5-9-3, 1-5-1) will finish its regular season next Monday against Landry.

Area Prep Soccer Results from Thursday, Jan. 26
Archbishop Hannan 4, Lakeshore 2
Archbishop Rummel 8, Higgins 0
Belle Chasse 8, Helen Cox 0
Ben Franklin 8, Salmen 0
Central Lafourche 2, West Jefferson 1
East Jefferson 4, Riverdale 0
Franklinton 1, Plaquemine 0
Haynes Academy 3, New Orleans Military & Maritime 2
Holy Cross 8, St. Augustine 0
Houma Christian 6, Jefferson Rise 1
John Ehret 10, Livingston Collegiate 6
Lutcher 3, Patrick Taylor 1
Pope John Paul II 7, Archbishop Shaw 2
Sophie B. Wright 1, Booker T. Washington (NO) 0
St. Amant 2, Northshore 1
St. Martin’s Episcopal 4, Covenant Christian 2
Thomas Jefferson 1, Thibodaux 1

Archbishop Chapelle 2, Academy of Our Lady 1
Archbishop Hannan 4, Cabrini 0
Belle Chasse 5, Helen Cox 0
Denham Springs 3, St. Thomas Aquinas 2
East Jefferson 3, Riverdale 0
Ellender 7, East St. John 0
Franklinton 9, Plaquemine 0
Thomas Jefferson 8, De La Salle 0
Lutcher 8, Patrick Taylor 0
Morris Jeff Community 3, International 2

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