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Wildcats Soccer Crowned Sulphur Springs Tournament Champions

Wildcats soccer went 2-0-1, winning their home scrimmage tournament on Saturday, Dec. 11 to open pre-season play.

The Saturday tourney saw Sulphur Springs host Celina, Pittsburg, and Lindale for their first contests on the winter 2021-22 season.

Coach Alexi Upton and his team took on Celina for their first scrimmage match on the season.

The Wildcats beat Celina 1-0 thanks to a goal by Osvaldo Arellano that was assisted by Uriel Santacruz.

Coach Upton’s squad second match of three had them duking it out with Pitsburg, tying the Pirates 1-1. Alex Yanez scored in the scrimmage match and was assisted on the goal by Edgar Salazar.

The final match on the day that sealed the tourney championship for the Wildcats came thanks to a big win over Lindale, which saw Sulphur Springs put up three scores in a 3-1 rout of the Eagles.

Arellano put scored two unassisted goals versus Lindale. Yanez scored his second goal on the day unassisted against the Eagles.

With a record of 2-0-1, the Wildcats were crowned Sulphur Springs Tournament Champions to begin their pre-season.

Next up, Coach Upton and his team will be on the road making the short trip out to Greenville to take on the Lions for their fourth scrimmage.

JV2/freshman will get the action going at 4 P.M. followed by the JV at 5:30 P.M.

Varsity will kick-off at 7:15 P.M.

KSST is proud to be the official Wildcat and Lady Cat Station. We broadcast Sulphur Springs ISD games year round live on radio. When allowed, we also broadcast games via our YouTube channel.

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Author: Ross LaBenske

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