David Navarro scored his sixth goal of the season and it was all the Ellison boys soccer team needed in its sixth shutout of the year, 2-0 over Killeen on Friday at Leo Buckley Stadium.
Navarro scored with five minutes left in the first half, maintaining his balance as he maneuvered through the defense and poking the ball past the Killeen keeper.
Alex Lee was credited with the assist.
Marcell Wright added an insurance goal with 26 minutes remaining, assisted by Keondre Taylor. It was Wright’s seventh goal of the season.
Michael Charlton earned the clean sheet in goal for the Eagles (7-4-2, 3-0-1 12-6A).
The Roos fell to 0-2-1 in 12-6A play.
Ellison hosts Belton (3-0 12-6A) on Tuesday in a battle of district unbeatens.
SALADO 1, FLORENCE 0: At Salado, Brandon Rodriguez scored the game’s only goal and the Eagles evened their district record at 1-1.
Salado (8-4) hosts Lampasas on Tuesday.
SALADO 6, FLORENCE 0: At Salado, Annie Ewton scored twice and the Lady Eagles won their third straight to start district play.
Katey Ewton assisted on goals by Jessica Ringstaff and Rebecca Gonzales. Carly Nichols and Kristin Couch also scored for Salado (11-1). Ashlen LaCanne also earned an assist.
“The girls played very smart and moved the ball well to set up good offensive opportunities,” Salado coach Michael Goos said.
Salado hosts Lampasas on Tuesday.
HARKER HEIGHTS 4, SHOEMAKER 2: At Harker Heights, Sierra Dickey scored twice as the Lady Knights improved to a winning record in 12-6A.
Dickey assisted the Lady Knigths’ first two goals then scored the decisive goal unassisted. She later added one for insurance on an assist from Clarissa Galindo.
Victoria Bella and Jasmine Millan scored the first two goals for the Lady Knights (7-5-1), who improved to 2-1 in District 12-6A.
KILLEEN 1, ELLISON 1, TIE: Lexi Summers scored in the second half to help the Lady Roos salvage a tie with Ellison.
Destiny Savini earned the assist for Killeen (4-3-4, 0-1-2 12-6A).
Jayln Davis and Lauren Din also had good games for the Lady Roos, who host Waco Midway on Tuesday at Leo Buckley Stadium.
LOMETA 79, CRANFILLS GAP 21: At Lometa, Adrian Rivera led four players on double figures with 20 points in the 19th-ranked Hornets’ victory.
Kyle Molter, Carlos Perez and Ivan Jasso also scored in double figures, scoring 19, 12, and 10, respectively.
Lometa (23-3, 9-0 25-1A), which wrapped up its fourth straight district title Tuesday, shut out the Lions in the second quarter on the way to a 56-7 halftime lead.
“We had a big second quarter after struggling early on,” said Lometa head coach Aaron Nuckles. “Our defense was outstanding in the game.”
NO. 14 LIBERTY HILL 71, LAMPASAS 32: At Liberty Hill, Raegan Whitehead led the defeated Lady Badgers with 15 points.
Alexis Theus added 10.