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Posted: Saturday, February 8, 2014 4:30 am

Dominic Dungca scored a pair of goals against Shoemaker on Friday, the second of which came with two minutes to play and gave Killeen its first district win of the season, 2-0, at Shoemaker.

“It’s great because we’re kind of on a losing streak there and the kids believed in themselves,” Killeen head coach Aaron Bragewitz said. “They kept plugging away, plugging away and finally got that first one.”

Dungca’s first goal put Killeen up 1-0 in the 46th minute.

The Roos (3-6-1, 1-3 8-5A) seemed to be in the clear before Shoemaker knotted the score with five minutes to play.

Dungca’s second goal three minutes later, however, gave the Roos the close victory.

ELLISON 2, HARKER HEIGHTS 1, OT: At Harker Heights, Jonathon Keene scored a 98th-minute goal to propel Ellison to an overtime victory against rival Heights.

The Eagles’ Anthony Harlan scored the first goal of the game with help from a Lateef Ali assist in the 47th minute, but Heights tied it just eight minutes later.

The scored remained 1-1 at the end of regulation before Keene came up with his timely goal to give Ellison (3-6-2, 2-2 8-5A) the win.

GIRLS SOCCER

KILLEEN 2, SHOEMAKER 0: At Buckley Stadium, Ashley Mullaney scored in the ninth minute, Chrissy Bowling made six saves in goal and the Lady Roos shut out Shoemaker for their first district win.

Lexy Summers scored her first goal of the season a few minutes later from 18 yards out, assisted by Alyssa Williams, to put Killeen (2-6-2, 1-3 8-5A) up 2-0.

Mullaney took a center pass from Angie Arreaga, deked a defender and then the keeper before sliding her second goal of the season into the net for the only goal the Lady Roos needed.

Killeen head coach Richard Romeo also credited midfielder Britaney Brooks for playing her best game of the season.

Shoemaker fell to 0-4 in District 8-5A.

The Lady Roos travel to Waco Midway on Tuesday for a 7 p.m. match.

BOYS BASKETBALL

NO. 18 SALADO 73, ROGERS 56: At Rogers, 18th-ranked Salado upped its District 22-2A record to 13-0 with a win over Rogers.

For Salado, Kole Hearne scored 17 points, Dane Hankamer 11 and Kyle Heiner and Preston Rosebrock each scored 10.

“We played OK,” said Salado head coach Kenny Mann. “There was a small crowd due to the weather. There was a long halftime due to their parent night and I don’t think we came out that strong in the second half. But, overall, we did what we needed to do.”

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