Soccer: St. Paul’s, Pope John Paul II record impressive wins Tuesday
Area Prep Soccer Report for Wednesday, November 20
Defending state champion St. Paul’s opened defense of its Division I state title Tuesday evening with an impressive 4-1 victory over Dutchtown at Hunter Stadium.
Dutchtown took the early lead on a goal by Zayne Zezulka in the 11th minute but it was all Wolves from that point forward.
Senior Jimmy Till got the equalizer just before halftime to set what was to come in the second half in motion.
St. Paul’s ran the table in the second half, scoring three goals to pull away for the win on goals by senior Ben Schwing, senior Daniel Nunez and junior Ashton Mouton.
The Wolves return to action Saturday at home against Baton Rouge High at noon while the Griffins (0-1) will play Zachary Friday in the Dunham Tournament.
In girls action, Pope John Paul II routed cross town rival Salmen 8-0.
The Jaguars posted seven goals in the first half and finished it with a second half goal.
Freshman Samantha Perque led the way with a hat trick while senior Ashley Mahoney added a pair of goals for Pope John Paul II. Eighth-grader Emily Gautreaux, sophomore Kate Prude, and senior Lauren Jones each added a goal for the Jaguars. Gauthreaux added an assist while freshman Sarah Homburg had a pair of assists.
Pope John Paul II (2-0) returns to action Thursday at home against Walker at 7 p.m.
Area Prep Soccer Results from Tuesday, November 19
Bonnabel 6, Kenner Discovery 1
Denham Springs 2, Mandeville 1
Episcopal 5, Christ Episcopal 0
International High 2, Chalmette 1
Thomas Jefferson 2, Landry-Walker 2
Pope John Paul II 3, De La Salle 0
Riverdale 3, McMain 2
St. Paul’s 4, Dutchtown 1
Terrebonne 2, Hahnville 0
Academy of The Sacred Heart (NO) 0, Slidell 0
Country Day 8, Einstein Charter 0
Franklinton 7, Pine 1
Hahnville 6, Terrebonne 2
Lusher Charter 5, International High 0
Morris Jeff Community 7, B.T. Washington (NO) 1
Mount Carmel Academy 3, Lakeshore 0
Pope John Paul II 8, Salmen 0
Area Prep Soccer Schedule for Wednesday, November 20
Archbishop Rummel at Archbishop Hannan, 5 p.m.
Central Lafourche at Destrehan, 6 p.m.
Fontainebleau at Lakeshore, 5:30 p.m.
Holy Cross at Archbishop Shaw, 3:30 p.m.
Grace King at Hammond, 6 p.m.
New Orleans Military & Maritime at Thomas Jefferson, 6 p.m.
Archbishop Hannan vs. Haynes, 4 p.m. at Joe Yenni Stadium
Helen Cox vs. East Jefferson, 6 p.m. at Joe Yenni Stadium
De La Salle at Zachary, 6 p.m.
Destrehan at Christ Episcopal, 5:30 p.m.
Ben Franklin at Academy of Our Lady, 3:30 p.m.
Karr at Kenner Discovery, 4:30 p.m.
New Orleans Military & Maritime at Thomas Jefferson, 4 p.m.
Pearl River at Belle Chasse, 5 p.m.
St. Thomas Aquinas at Ursuline Academy, 5 p.m.
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