Both the Aledo Bearcats and Ladycats soccer teams earned shutout wins today over Abilene Cooper in respective District 4-5A soccer action.
Bearcats 2, Abilene Cooper 0
The Bearcats scored a pair of first-half goal on their way to a two-goal, shutout victory over Abilene Cooper.
The win raises the Bearcats’ district record to 1-2-1, while Cooper falls to 0-3.
Aledo took a 1-0 lead when Ben Clements scored on a header from in front of the net following a corner kick by Connor Steele with 22:57 remaining in the opening half.
With 10:51 left in the half, Brandon Wrinkle was awarded a free kick just 11 yards from the net and just to the right of center. Wrinkle deposited the ball in the upper-right corner to give the ‘Cats a 2-0 lead.
There was no scoring in the second half.
Aledo goalkeeper Ryland Yates earned the shutout, turning away four Cougars’ shots.
Ladycats 3, Abilene Cooper 0
Brooke Jones, Grace Ornelas and Reece Warren each scored a goal to lead the Ladycats past Abilene Cooper.
Goalkeeper Emma Davis earned the shutout.
The win keeps the Ladycats alone in first place with a district mark of 3-0-1.
Ornelas assisted on Jones’ goal, while Jones assisted on Ornelas’ goal. Caroline Miller earned the assist on Warren’s goal.
WF Rider 2-0-1
Abilene Cooper 0-2-1
Wichita Falls HS 0-1-2
Abilene Wylie 0-1-2
WF Rider 3-0-0
Wichita Falls HS 2-0-0
Abilene Wylie 0-1-1
Abilene Cooper 0-3-0