Soccer Report: Pope John Paul II boys, girls win on pitch

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A year ago, the Pope John Paul II boys and girls had successful seasons, reaching the state playoffs and winning a round before being eliminated in the second round.

The 2017 season got off to a good start for both squads Thursday as it was a good day on the pitch for as the Jaguars won on both the boys and girls sides.

In boys action, the Jaguars won at Franklinton 3-1 in their season opener. Pope John Paul II now participates in the Piney Woods Invitational at Covington this weekend, facing Christ Episcopal, Pearl River and Fontainebleau Saturday.

In girls action, the Jaguars shutout Episcopal 4-0 at home in their season opener. A year ago, Pope John Paul II reached the regional round of the Division IV state playoffs.

Pope John Paul II moves on to host St. Martin’s Episcopal Saturday at 2 p.m.

Area Prep Soccer Results from Thursday, Nov. 16


New Orleans Area

Christ Episcopal 4, St. Martin’s Episcopal 0

De La Salle 3, Thibodaux 0

Houma Christian 8, Lutheran 0

Mandeville 1, Destrehan 0

Northlake Christian 2, Lusher 0

Pope John Paul II 3, Franklinton 1

Riverdale 5, John Ehret 3

St. Thomas Aquinas 2, Live Oak 1

Baton Rouge Area

Central 2, The Church Academy 1

Hammond 4, Baton Rouge 2

Parkview Baptist 6, Ascension Christian 0

Woodlawn (BR) 7, West Feliciana 0


New Orleans Area

Academy of The Sacred Heart (NO) 1, Destrehan 0

De La Salle 1, East Jefferson 1

Fontainebleau 3, Northlake Christian 1

Franklinton 5, International High 4

Pope John Paul II 4, Episcopal 0

Slidell 1, Pearl River 0

Baton Rouge Area

Brusly 3, Plaquemine 3

Central 1, St. Michael 1

St. Amant 4, Dominican 0

West Feliciana 5, Delta Charter 0

Bayou Area

Covenant Christian 5, Ellender 0

Morgan City 4, Westgate 2

Vandebilt Cathoilc 8, Parkview Baptist 0

Area Prep Soccer Schedule for Friday, Nov. 17


New Orleans Area

Archbishop Rummel at Hahnville, 6 p.m.

East Jefferson at Slidell, 7 p.m.

Fisher at Higgins, 8 p.m.

St. Paul’s at Gulfport, MS, 6 p.m.

Baton Rouge Area

Livonia at Plaquemine, 7 p.m.

Bayou Area

New Iberia at H.L. Bourgeois, 6:15 p.m.

Terrebonne at St. Martinville, 7:30 p.m.


New Orleans Area

Barbe vs. Lakeshore, 7:30 p.m.

Brusly vs. Hahnville, 3 p.m.

Brusly vs. Central Lafourche, 4:15 p.m.

East St. John vs. Bonnabel, 5:30 p.m.

Fisher vs. Belle Chasse, 8 p.m.

Mandeville vs. Archbishop Hannan, 6:45 p.m.

St. Thomas More vs. St. Scholastica, 5:30 p.m.

E.D. White Catholic vs. Mount Carmel, 8 p.m.

Baton Rouge Area

Denham Springs vs. Ruston, 5 p.m.

Livonia vs. Plaquemine, 5:30 p.m.

Loyola Prep vs. St. Joseph’s Academy, 5 p.m.

Bayou Area

Thibodaux vs. South Lafourche, 8 p.m.

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