Soccer: Jesuit blanks St. Paul’s in battle for Division I supremacy
Area Prep Soccer Report for Saturday, Dec. 19
Two teams that have combined to dominate Division I boys soccer, winning the last 12 state titles in that classification, met Friday.
In the end, Jesuit scored a goal in each half to down two-time defending state champion St. Paul’s 2-0 at Hunter Stadium in Covington.
Trevor Reichmann had a goal and an assist for the Blue Jays.
Jesuit scored early in the first half on a goal by Colin Bruzdinski, assisted by Reichmann and it was 1-0 at halftime. Reichmann put in the second goal to give Jesuit security and the Blue Jays made it stand up.
St. Paul’s (10-2) has lost two games for the first time since the 2017-18 season. It was the first home loss for the Wolves since 2017. St. Paul’s lost to Dutchtown 2-1 on Dec. 8.
Both teams face another Division I power next.
St. Paul’s will host Catholic of Baton Rouge today at 1 p.m. while Jesuit (4-0-2) will host Catholic Tuesday at 12:45 p.m. at John Ryan Stadium. St. Paul’s
Area Prep Soccer Results from Friday, Dec. 18
Belle Chasse 1, Morris Jeff 0
Ben Franklin 6, Hammond 0
Jesuit 2, St. Paul’s 0
Northshore 1, Vandebilt Catholic 0
Ponchatoula 1, St. Thomas Aquinas 0
St. Martin’s Episcopal 1, Ascension Christian 0
Zachary 2, East Jefferson 1
Central Lafourche 2, Slidell 0
Lakeshore 1, St. Scholastica 1
Mandeville 4, Baton Rouge 0
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