Soccer Playoff Report: Dominican, Mandeville, Ben Franklin, Newman advance in girls action Monday with boys quarterfinals today

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Prep Soccer Playoff Report for Tuesday, Feb. 18

Three area girls teams advanced to the state semifinals in the LHSAA state soccer playoffs Tuesday while one fell victim to a surprising upset Monday evening.

In Division I, No. 4 Dominican defeated No. 5 St. Joseph’s Academy 2-1 in a match aired live at CrescentCitySports.com. You can watch the replay here.

Dominican will face top seed Northshore in the semifinals. The two powers played to a 2-2 tie on Dec. 4.

Also in Division I, No. 3 Mandeville handled No. 6 Byrd 3-1. Maggie Sides put the Skippers ahead in the fourth minute before Caroline Aertker extended the lead with a goal in the 11th minute to make it 2-0. Aertker added a second goal in the 32nd minute and it was 3-0 at halftime. The Yellow Jackets got a goal in the second half but could pull no closer.

The Skippers will host No. 7 Central Lafourche Friday at 6 p.m.

The Lady Trojans shocked No. 2 seed Mount Carmel Academy 1-0 in overtime in a match aired live at CrescentCitySports.com. You can watch the replay here.

In Division II, No. 5 Vandebilt Catholic ousted No. 4 Lakeshore 3-2. The Terriers will travel to top seed St. Thomas More Friday at 5 p.m.

No. 6 Ben Franklin went to Shreveport and shutout No. 3 Caddo Magnet 2-0 at Lee Hedges Stadium.

The Falcons scored a goal in each half to advance.

Ben Franklin advances to face No. 2 Neville in the semifinals. The Tigers handled No. 7 West Ouachita 3-1.

In Division III, No. 4 St. Louis Catholic defeated No. 12 Haynes Academy 4-1.

The Yellow Jackets took a 1-0 lead but the Saints answered with four consecutive goals to post the victory.

In Division IV, No. 1 Houma Christian took care of No. 9 McGehee 7-0 to advance to the semifinals to take on Christ Episcopal, who shutout No. 5 Grace Christian 5-0.

No. 2 Newman advanced to the semifinals with a 3-1 win over Pope John Paul II.

Charlotte Williams paced the Greenies with a pair of goals while Victoria Thomas added the third goal for Newman. The Greenies will host No. 3 Episcopal in the semifinals. The Knights shutout No. 6 Catholic of New Iberia 3-0.

In Division IV boys action, No. 1 Episcopal edged No. 8 Pope John Paul II 2-1 to advance the semifinals.

Today, the boys swing into quarterfinal action with area teams on the road.

In Division I, unbeaten defending state champion and No. 1 seed St. Paul’s is at Lafayette at 6 p.m. It will be No. 5 Jesuit at No. 4 Dutchtown at 6 p.m. and No. 6 Brother Martin plays at No. 3 Catholic of Baton Rouge at 6 p.m.

In Division II, two-time defending state champion Holy Cross is at No. 24 McKinley at 6 p.m., No. 5 Ben Franklin is at No. 13 Terrebonne at 6 p.m. and No. 7 Bonnabel heads to No. 2 St. Thomas More at 6 p.m.

One team playing in New Orleans, though not at its home field, is No. 3 Lusher Charter, who will entertain No. 6 Parkview Baptist at 6:30 p.m. at Pan American Stadium.

In Division IV, the Christ Episcopal and Newman boys hope to join their girls programs in the semifinals.

No. 4 Christ Episcopal is at home against Episcopal of Acadiana at 5:30 p.m. and No. 3 Newman hosts No. 6 Holy Savior Menard at 6:30 p.m.

Prep Soccer Playoff Results from Monday, Feb. 17

Boys

Division III

No. 2 University High 6, No. 7 North Vermilion 0

Division IV

No. 1 Episcopal 2, No. 8 Pope John Paul II 1

Girls

Division I

No. 4 Dominican 2, No. 5 St. Joseph’s Academy 1

No. 3 Mandeville 3, No. 6 Byrd 1

No. 7 Central Lafourche 1, No. 2 Mount Carmel Academy 0

Division II

No. 5 Vandebilt Catholic 3, No. 4 Lakeshore 2

No. 6 Ben Franklin 2, No. 3 Caddo Magnet 0

No. 2 Neville 3, No. 7 West Ouachita 1

Division III

No. 1 Loyola Prep 3, No. 8 E.D. White Catholic 1

No. 4 St. Louis Catholic 4, No. 12 Haynes Academy 1

No. 3 University High 3, No. 6 Parkview Baptist 0

Division IV

No. 1 Houma Christian 7, No. 9 McGehee 0

No. 4 Christ Episcopal 6, No. 6 Grace Christian 0

No. 3 Episcopal 3, No. 6 Catholic (NI) 0

No. 2 Newman 3, No. 10 Pope John Paul II 1

Prep Soccer Playoff Schedule for Tuesday, Feb. 18

Boys

Division I

No. 1 St. Paul’s at No. 9 Lafayette, 6 p.m.

No. 5 Jesuit at No. 4 Dutchtown, 6 p.m.

No. 6 Brother Martin at No. 3 Catholic (BR), 6 p.m.

No. 2 Denham Springs at No. 23 Captain Shreve, 6 p.m. at Caddo Field

Division II

No. 1 Holy Cross at No. 24 McKinley, 6 p.m.

No. 5 Ben Franklin at No. 13 Terrebonne, 6 p.m.

No. 3 Beau Chene at No. 11 Caddo Magnet, 6 p.m. at Lee Hedges Field

No. 7 Bonnabel at No. 2 St. Thomas More, 6 p.m.

Division III

No. 8 Bossier at No. 1 Vandebilt Catholic, 5 p.m.

No. 5 Loyola Prep at No. 4 E.D. White Catholic, 5 p.m.

No. 6 Parkview Baptist at No. 3 Lusher Charter, 6:30 p.m. at Pan American Stadium

Division IV

No. 5 Episcopal of Acadiana at No. 4 Christ Episcopal, 5:30 p.m.

No. 6 Holy Savior Menard at No. 3 Newman, 6 p.m.

No. 7 Vermilion Catholic at No. 2 Catholic (NI), 6 p.m.

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