Soccer Playoffs: Wahl pumps in four goals in Haynes win, Holy Cross boys also advance
When you have a good team, you have a good chance to win.
When you have a great individual performance, the team has an even better chance to win.
Haynes Academy is a good team with a great player.
Junior Brian Wahl was magnificent, scoring four goals as No. 11 Haynes dismissed No. 22 Sterlington 5-0 Thursday evening at Joe Yenni Stadium.
Senior Victor Wu added the fifth goal for the Yellow Jackets.
Wahl has broke the school record for the most goals in a season as he now had 43 and counting. Wahl is well on his way to breaking the record for the most goals in the program’s history.
Haynes (14-4-4) advances to the regional round to play the winner of No. 27 Pearl River and No. 6 St. Michael.
It took just one half.
Perennial Division II power and fifth-seeded Holy Cross eliminated Archbishop Shaw 8-0 in a game shortened to one half by the mercy rule.
Colin Markey and Andrew Touro each scored a pair of goals for the Tigers. Chase Duvernay, Jonathan Molina, Brandon Baham-Payton and Tyler Robichaux added a goal for Holy Cross.
The Tigers (17-3-4) advance to the regional round to take on the winner of the match pitting No. 21 Lakeshore at No. 12 Teurlings Catholic.
Prep Soccer Playoff Results:
(1) St. Joseph’s Academy 7, (32) Zachary 0
(7) Northshore 5, (26) Ponchatoula 0
(7) Terrebonne 6, (26) Comeaux 0
(3) St. Michael 14, (30) Franklinton 0
(7) Vandebilt Catholic 8, (26) Erath 0
(4) Episcopal 8, (29) Riverside Academy 0
(3) Pope John Paul II 9, (30) Fisher 0
(2) St. Thomas More 8, (31) North DeSoto 0
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(5) Holy Cross 8, (28) Archbishop Shaw 0
(4) Willow School 8, (29) Livonia 0
(11) Haynes Academy 5, (22) Sterlington 0
(1) Newman 11, (32) Riverside Academy 0
(5) Episcopal 8, (28) St. Frederick 0
(19) Evangel Christian 6, (14) Rapides 0
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