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Sulphur Springs blasts soccer district foes

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Sulphur Springs soccer teams scored early and often, beating Greenville foes by a combined 14-1 score to open district play Saturday.

Wildcats 7, Lions 0

    GREENVILLE — Sulphur Springs blew open a 1-0 game with six scores in the second half to start district with a 7-0 road win over the Lions.
    Sulphur Springs managed the only goal of the first half. The tally came when Daniel Santana converted a set kick from 30-yards out.
    In the second half, Santana scored on another set piece. The third goal in the game was set up by a crossing kick from Josh Foster to Scott Galarza. Galarza and Juan Gomez scored on penalty kick.
    Sulphur Springs got an on goal by Greenville. Chris Espinoza scored the sixth goal with Israel Lopez getting the final goal.
    “Foster and Galarza played well coming off the bench and creating several opportunities,” said Andy Holt, Sulphur Springs head soccer coach. “It was a great way to open district.”
    The Wildcats and Lady Cats host Bonham Tuesday at Gerald Prim Stadium. The girls game is at 5:30 p.m. the Wildcats play at 7:15 p.m.

Lady Cats 7,
Lady Lions 1
    Madison Ramirez had a hat trick with three goals for Sulphur Springs in a 7-1 rout of Greenville at Gerald Prim Stadium.
    In the first half Greenville scored, the Lady Cats got two goals to take a 2-1 halftime lead.
    The second half saw the Lady Cats shutout the Lady Lions behind goal keeper Emily Hurley.
    The first goal came by Esmeralda Sanchez with an assist by Star Resendiz. The Lady Lions scored on a penalty kick to tie the game. The final goal of the first half was scored by Ramirez off an assist by Kinzi Irving.
    In the second half, Ramirez scored off a free kick. Resendiz got another assist, this time setting up Myranda Pierce for a finishing goal kick. Ramirez ended her night scoring with another second half goal. Iris Gutierrez also scored. Jessica Santana had two assists.
    “Player of the game was Ramirez with a hat trick, the final goal coming at long range after she was set up by Sanchez,” said Jesus DeLeon, Sulphur Springs head girls soccer coach.
    DeLeon said, “The Lady Lions were unfortunate to have one of their own players redirect a Jessica Sanchez kick into their own goal.’
    The win was the 10th of the year for the Lady Cats, the first in district.
    The Sulphur Springs junior varsity girls play today at home against Texas High at 6 p.m.
    The Lady Cats play Tuesday at home against Bonham at 5:30 p.m.
    The Sulphur Springs squad will play two games Saturday at home against Princeton. The JV game is at 11 a.m., varsity at 1 p.m.




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