Salado Eagles shut out LaGrange Leopards 3-0 in the first round of the 4A soccer playoffs March 23 and will face Canyon Lake Hawks in the Area round.
Canyon Lake had a bye in the first round.
After having his shot on target blocked, Sam Shearer gave an assist to Costas Loullis for the first goal of the game at 6:12.
LaGrange defended another shot on target by Shearer at 12:14 and before the Leopards could get the ball across midfield, Salado attacked the goal again. Camden LaCanne kick a cross shot to Kaden Smien who put it in the net at 13:14 for a 2-0 lead.
Salado’s final goal came in the second half.
Costas Loullis gave Manuel Tonches an assist for a goal at 50:39 in the match.
Trey Shepard made three saves for the Eagles, all in the second period.