Soccer: Holy Cross downs Vandebilt Catholic; Christ Episcopal and St. Paul’s with shutout wins

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Holy Cross soccer

Area Prep Soccer Report for Friday, Nov. 21

As the three-time defending Division II state soccer champion, Holy Cross is prepared and determined to make it four straight.

The Tigers are off to a good start in the 2020-21 season.

Holy Cross downed always tough Vandebilt Catholic 3-1 at home Thursday.

The Tigers led 2-0 at halftime on goals by senior Edward Moreno and junior Ryan Jeanfreau. Senior Camden Carroll scored the final goal in the second half. Jeanfreau finished with an assist as well, as did senior Sinjin Mills.

Holy Cross (2-0) return to action Monday at Lusher Charter at 7 p.m. while the Terriers (0-1) will host Lafayette Saturday at 11:30 a.m.

Christ Episcopal opened its boys season with a solid 2-0 victory over Sarah Reed at home Thursday.

The Wildcats put in a pair of goals in the first half, one each by senior Alex Hill and by junior Callum Newberry. Junior Jack Stogner had an assist.

Both teams return to action today. Christ Episcopal (2-0) is at Covington at 5:30 p.m. while the Olympians (1-1) hits the road to face Thomas Jefferson at 4:30 p.m.

Two-time defending Division I state champion St. Paul’s went to Gentilly and scored a very impressive 5-0 victory over Brother Martin.

The Wolves led 2-0 at halftime and pulled away for an easy win in the second half.

Caleb Nicotri and Michael Slimming scored in the first half before Alex Henderson scored a pair of goals while Ashton Mouton added another goal in the second half.

Nicotri added a pair of assists while Mouton also had an assist for the Wolves.

St. Paul’s (2-0) will next host Destrehan Monday at 6 p.m. while Brother Martin (0-1) travels to Catholic of Baton Rouge on Tuesday at noon.

Area Prep Soccer Results from Thursday, Nov. 20

Boys

Ben Franklin 3, Destrehan 1

Christ Episcopal 2, Einstein Charter 0

Christ Episcopal 2, Sarah Reed 0

East Jefferson 3, Northshore 1

Holy Cross 3, Vandebilt Catholic 1

Morris Jeff Community 6, Higgins 1

St. Paul’s 5, Brother Martin 0

Girls

Christ Episcopal 8, Sarah Reed 0

Lusher Charter 5, Slidell 4

St. Amant 6, Country Day 0

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