By BUTCH BURNEY
The Sulphur Springs Wildcats saved their best soccer game of the season for the most important match so far.
From Staff Reports
MARSHALL — Sulphur Springs started the girls District 15-5A race off with a bang, winning in Marshall Tuesday night.
The Lady Cats won 3-1 over Marshall. Sulphur Springs scored two goals in the first half to take a 2-0 lead.
Each team had a goal in the final half.
Esmeralda Sanchez had two goals. The first goal came off an assist by Faith Singleton.
Blanca Torrez assisted on the second Sanchez goal.
Myranda Pierce also scored for the Lady Cats. Estrella Resendiz was credited with an assist.
Abbi Hale in goal, allowed just one score to record her first district win at goalkeeper.
In junior varsity action, Sulphur Springs won 3-0.
Goals came from Cindy Arellano, Gracie Boyer and Vanessa Diosdado.
Boyer also had an assist as did Mileenta Zirretta.
Mandy Echkardt had one save in goal.
Elizabeth Arms at goalie made two saves.
The two goalkeepers combined for a shutout of Marshall.
The Lady Cats will take on Mount Pleasant Friday in another key road game in district play.
The junior varsity will play at 5:30 p.m. Friday prior to the varsity game at 7 p.m.