Soccer: Jesuit, Holy Cross, Mandeville, St. Paul’s earn wins Saturday

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Area Prep Soccer Report for Sunday, Jan. 15

It was a busy Saturday with many of the top boys programs meeting on the pitch.

In a battle of highly ranked teams, Ben Franklin and Newman played to a 2-2 draw.

The Falcons (10-2-3) will next travel to Jesuit on Tuesday. The Greenies (12-2-3) will play Wednesday at Pope John Paul II.

Mandeville won 2-1 at home over Brother Martin. Senior Jack Solis and Dom Zapata each scored a goal for the Skippers.

Winners of nine straight matches, Mandeville (17-2-4) will return to action Tuesday evening at Fontainebleau in a District 5-I contest.

Holy Cross won its fifth straight match, shutting out Lakeshore 3-0 at home in a District 8-II contest.

Andrew Touro put in a pair of goals while Tyler Robichaux added a goal for the Tigers.

Holy Cross (14-2-2) will host defending Division II state champion St. Thomas More at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Jesuit scored an impressive 1-0 win over Catholic of Baton Rouge in Baton Rouge for its fifth straight win.

With the game approaching overtime, Alex Patron scored off a corner kick in the 80th minute to provide the margin of victory.

Jesuit (11-3-3) will host Ben Franklin at John Ryan Stadium at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

St. Paul’s went to Metairie and edged Archbishop Rummel 1-0, scoring its lone goal in the second half to secure the quality road win.

The Wolves (14-2-4) won their sixth straight match and will next host Northshore at 7 p.m. Tuesday while the Raiders (16-4) travel to Archbishop Shaw in a District 7-II matchup Wednesday.

Area Prep Soccer Results from Saturday, Jan. 14
Ben Franklin 2, Newman 2
Holy Cross 3, Lakeshore 0
Jesuit 1, Catholic (BR) 0
Mandeville 2, Brother Martin 1
New Orleans Military & Maritime 7, Salmen 0
St. Charles Catholic 6, Livonia 3
St. Paul’s 1, Archbishop Rummel 0
Willow School 2, Country Day 0

Kenner Discovery 4, East Jefferson 1
McGehee 1, Country Day 1
Mount Carmel Academy 4, Vandebilt Catholic 0
Slidell 2, West Feliciana 0
St. Charles Catholic 1, Archbishop Chapelle 0
St. Scholastica 3, St. Joseph Academy 2
St. Thomas More 6, Lakeshore 1

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