Soccer: Holy Cross rolls over Salmen; Hahnville girls win

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Area Prep Soccer Report for Thursday, Jan. 7

Coming off of a tough 3-0 loss to Division I power Catholic of Baton Rouge, Holy Cross was looking to rebound Wednesday at home against Salmen.

It was mission accomplished as he Tigers had no problems in a 8-0 victory.

Holy Cross exploded early and led 5-0 at the half before ending it with three second half goals.

Scoring goals in the first half were senior Ben Tichenor, senior Rafael Bosley, senior Evan Jones and senior Alex Deffer. The other first half goal was an own goal by the Spartans.

In the second half, sophomore Andrew Garvey and Michael McKenna each scored a goal before Bosley finished it with his second goal.

Holy Cross (13-3-2) will host Lakeshore next Wednesday at 6 p.m. while Salmen (0-5) will be in search of its first win a week from Friday at home against Sarah Reed at 6 p.m.

In girls action, Hahnville went to Baton Rouge and downed previously unbeaten Episcopal 3-1.

Ava Fontenot, Amber Hood and Shelby Miller, and Amber Hood each scored a goal for the Tigers while Korynne Caulfield had two assists.

Hahnville (5-7) snapped a four-match losing streak. The Tigers will host Thibodaux Friday at 5:30 p.m. The Knights (7-1-1) travel to North Vermilion next Thursday at 5:30 p.m.

Area Prep Soccer Results from Wednesday, Jan. 6

Boys
Archbishop Hannan 0, Northlake Christian 0
Destrehan 3, Newman 2
Holy Cross 8, Salmen 0
Lakeshore 6, Franklinton 2
New Orleans Military & Maritime 2, Archbishop Shaw 1
Thibodaux 5, Sarah Reed 2

Girls
Hahnville 3, Episcopal 1
Mandeville 6, Archbishop Hannan 1
Vandebilt Catholic 8, Academy of Our Lady 0

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