Salado Eagles shut out the visiting Florence Buffs 1-0 on Feb. 5, following a 1-0 loss to Liberty Hill on Feb. 2.
Attacking Midfielder Brandon Rodriguez scored the single goal in the Florence game for Salado.
Defensive standouts were Defender Caleb Chambliss and Defensive Midfielder Scout Puckett.
“Florence is in their first year of a new soccer program, and showed up to play a good game,” Coach Michael Goos said. “We had several opportunities to put goals on the scoreboard, but couldn’t convert our chances.”
Overall Record: 8-4 overall; 1-1 district.
The Eagles will play Academy at Salado 7:30 p.m. Feb. 12.
Liberty Hill 1
Liberty Hill scored in the last few minutes of a tough game in Salado to take the district win 1-0 on Feb. 2.
“This was a tough loss in a contentious game” Coach Michael Goos said. “The Liberty Hill team is always challenging and well-coached, but our boys were motivated to work hard.”
“We had several chances on goal,” Goos added, “but this game just didn’t go our way in the end when Liberty Hill hit the back of the net in the last few minutes.”
Outstanding players of the game were Defender Camden LaCanne and Goal Keeper Trey Sheppard.
JV Eagles 1
Liberty Hill 2
The JV Eagles lost a road game Feb. 1 to Liberty Hill 2-1.
Juan Garza scored the lone Eagle goal and Dalton Menix was keeper on the twogoals scored against Salado.
The boys play Feb. 11 in Salado at 5:30 p.m.
The JV boys record is now 12-8-2. The Eagles have outscored their opponents 48 goals to 35 goals.