Both soccer squads are the only teams in action on this Friday, Jan. 7 game day.
Men and women’s soccer are locked in for day two of their respective tournaments.
Men’s soccer yesterday had their first regular-season contest in the Forney tournament, taking on Mesquite Poteet.
Sulphur Springs tied with Coach Alexi Upton’s alma mater in Poteet, 2-2. Edgar Salazar and Uriel Santacruz scored for the Wildcats, and were assisted by Jose Rodriguez and Angel Andino, respectively.
Coach Upton said it was fun playing his Poteet, his alma mater and enjoyed it.
Men’s soccer gave up two goals early but the Wildcats coach said his squad fought hard in the second to get back in it. The tie starts the men’s soccer regular season at 0-0-1.
Coach Upton and his Wildcats are back in Forney for two matches today, both at Jackson Middle School:
- First versus Ennis at 11:15 A.M.
- And the final match is later Friday afternoon at 3:30 P.M. against Crandall.
Men’s soccer also has a match Saturday, Jan. 8. Opponent and start time have yet to be determined.
Women’s soccer has their second match of three today in the Kilgore tournament today.
Coach Javier Aguayo’s squad takes on Spring Hill at 1:15 P.M.
Win or lose on Friday, Jan. 7, the Lady Cats are back in Kilgore on Saturday, Jan. 8 for their final tourney match in Kilgore.
Saturday has women’s soccer take on Pleasant Grove at 5:30 P.M.