Soccer: Mandeville girls open season with solid win over Denham Springs

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It was a solid season for Mandeville in girls soccer last school year.

The Skippers reached the regional round of the Division I state playoffs but lost a tough 3-2 decision to district rival Northshore. The Skippers are motivated to take it further this season and they got off to a good start Wednesday.

Katie Green scored a pair of goals to pace the Skippers to a 5-1 victory over visiting Denham Springs in the season opener for both squads.

Lauren Fayard opened the scoring for the Skippers with a goal in the 22nd minute. Eight minutes later, Macayla Bass scored from long distance, about 25 yards out, to make it 2-0 by halftime.

In the opening minutes of the second half, Katie Green added to the lead with a goal to make it 3-0. The Yellow Jackets made it closer when Mayer scored in the 55th minute to cut the deficit to 3-1 but Mandeville then pulled away as Green scored her second goal four minutes later before Maggie Sides ended the scoring with a goal in the 75th minute.

Mandeville returns to action this weekend in the Central Lafourche tournament while the Yellow Jackets will play at Lafayette in tournament action against Sulphur and Live Oak Friday and Saturday.

Area Prep Soccer Results from Wednesday, Nov. 15


New Orleans Area

Archbishop Rummel 3, NOMMA 0

McMain 3, Thomas Jefferson 0

Baton Rouge Area

Dutchtown 5, Zachary 1

Episcopal 3, St. Thomas More 0

St. Amant 9, Lutcher 1

University 4, Dunham 0

Bayou Area

Holy Cross 3, Vandebilt Catholic 1

E.D. White Catholic 4, H.L. Bourgeois 0


New Orleans Area

Archbishop Chapelle 9, Fisher 2

Cabrini 1, Lusher 0

Mandeville 5, Denham Springs 1

Mount Carmel 8, Grace King 0

Ursuline 3, Karr 1

Baton Rouge Area

Livonia 4, Woodlawn (BR) 3

University 8, Dunham 0

Area Prep Soccer Schedule for Thursday, Nov. 16


New Orleans Area

Helen Cox at Belle Chasse, 7 p.m.

Destrehan at Mandeville, 6:30 p.m.

Houma Christian at Lutheran, 4:30 p.m.

Live Oak at St. Thomas Aquinas, 5:30 p.m.

Lusher at Northlake Christian, 7 p.m.

Thibodaux at De La Salle, 3:30 p.m.

Baton Rouge Area

Central at The Church Academy, 6:30 p.m.

Hammond at Baton Rouge, 7 p.m.

Parkview Baptist at Ascension Christian, 6 p.m.

West Feliciana at Woodlawn (BR), 6 p.m.

Bayou Area

Covenant Christian at Ellender, 7 p.m.


New Orleans Area

Helen Cox at Belle Chasse, 5 p.m.

Dominican at St. Amant, 5:30 p.m.

East Jefferson at De La Salle, 4:30 p.m.

Fontainebleau at Northlake Christian, 5:30 p.m.

Franklinton at International High, 4 p.m.

Pearl River at Slidell, 5 p.m.

Baton Rouge Area

Brusly at Plaquemine, 6 p.m.

Delta Charter at West Feliciana, 5 p.m.

Bayou Area

Covenant Christian at Ellender, 5 p.m.

Parkview Baptist at Vandebilt Catholic, 6 p.m.

Westgate at Morgan City, 6:30 p.m.

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