Between lightning strikes and weather delays, the Wildcats Soccer Team managed to get a solid, 5-0 win over Hallsville at Gerald Prim Stadium Thursday night. Edgar Salazar scored two unassisted first half goals to give the Wildcats a 2-0 lead at halftime. The Wildcats scored three times in the second half. Uriel Santacruz scored the game’s third goal and Omar Hernandez added the last two. One was on a free kick and the other was assisted by Joel Pasion. When nearby lightning struck for the second time, officials suspended the game with 17:30 left in the second half.
Wildcats Coach Alexi Upton said the Wildcats played a really solid game adding they dominated the contest.
The Wildcats end the first half of district play with a record of 3-3. They improved their season record to 12-7-1.
The Wildcats travel to Longview Saturday to begin the second half of district play. The JV game is scheduled for noon Saturday with the Varsity game at 1:30 p.m. in Longview. The Lobos won 1-0 at The Prim back on January 29.