Lovejoy 2, Wildcats 1
The Lovejoy Leopards scored a goal with just 2:18 left in the second half that proved to be the difference in a hard fought 2-1 bi-district win over the Wildcats’ soccer team Thursday evening at Pirate Stadium in Wylie. Both teams scored earlier in the second half after a scoreless first half. Both of Lovejoy’s goals were scored by Caleb Toomey. His first goal put the Leopards on top, 1-0 at the 26:31 mark of the second half. Just 32 seconds later, the Wildcats evened the score with a goal from Enrique Arellano assisted by Ricardo Torres at the 25:59 mark of the second half. Wildcats Coach Nicky Wiggins said after the game Lovejoy players congratulated the Wildcats on how well they played. The game was the last one for 14 Wildcats seniors. The Wildcats end the season with a 13-13 record. They had a district record of 6-6.
Wylie East 2, Lady Cats Soccer 1
The Lady Cats’ soccer team gave a strong Wylie East team quite a game before the Lady Raiders eked out a 2-1 win in a bi-district game at Rockwall’s Wilkerson-Sanders Memorial Stadum Thursday night (March 29). The Lady Cats utilized a Keeley Hudgins goal in the first half to take a 1-0 lead into the halftime locker room. Wylie East fought back in the second half to tie the game and then finally take the lead. The Lady Cats had six seniors who played their final game for Sulphur Springs Thursday night. The Lady Cats end the season with a record of 15-8-3. They were 7-5 in district play.