Soccer Playoff Report: Dominican, Mandeville, Ben Franklin, Newman advance in girls action Monday with boys quarterfinals today
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
No. 2 University High 6, No. 7 North Vermilion 0
No. 1 Episcopal 2, No. 8 Pope John Paul II 1
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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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