AHS Ladycats vs. Springtown at Aledo;
Varsity, 6:30 p.m.
JV, 5 p.m.
9th, 5 p.m.
The Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats each raised their respective District 12-4A records to 9-0 after defeating Brewer Friday night on Youth Soccer Appreciation Night at Bearcat Stadium.
Both the Ladycats and Bearcats won by identical 2-0 scores.
Caitlin Murray earned the shutout in goal for the Ladycats, while Justen Woody blanked Bears.
The Bearcats did all of their scoring within a span of 47 seconds in the first half.
Yusef Marwan scored on a rebound inside the box after a low, hard shot by Thomas Davis for a 1-0 lead with 24:56 left in the first half.
Almost a minute later, Marwan set up Matt Nickell for a goal from 15 yards out on the left side with 24:09 remaining in the half for a 2-0 lead.
Woody and the Bearcats' defenders held Brewer in check in the second half to preserve the victory.
The Ladycats scored all of their goals in the second half.
Leading scorer Stephanie Neeley broke a scoreless tie with a 20-yard goal from the middle with 26:47 remaining in the contest. Ally Swift assisted on the goal.
The Ladycats put pressure on the Lady Bears for the rest of the game, and with 3:50 left to play Neeley found the back of the net from 15 yards out on the left side off a feed from Taylor Thornton to give the Ladycats a 2-0 lead.
Murray, who was called on to make a pair of diving saves late in the game, kept the ball out of the goal to secure the shutout win.