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No. 1 Jag girls open season on a tear

HHS soccer team shuts out first 3 opponents by combined 19-0 count

Mirror report
Heritage High School girls' soccer head coach Gerald Slovacek walks the sideline during the Class 4A girls' state championship match in 2018. Slovacek's Jaguars are off to a dominating start, with three shutout victories and an aggregate score of 19-0.

The Class 4A No. 1-ranked Heritage High School girls’ soccer team is off to a sizzling start, with a total of 19 goals scored and none conceded during season-opening tournament play.

The Jaguars opened the season in the Battle of 287 Tournament in Waxahachie with a 7-0 rout of Corsicana on Thursday as six different players found the net for HHS. After taking a 2-0 lead at halftime, the floodgates opened in the second half.

Kerry Scott scored two goals for the Jags, while Brynn Pollock had a goal and two assist and Bailey Lamb added a goal and one assist. Sydney Dickson, Logan Berumen, and Rachel Allen also recorded a goal apiece.

On Friday, the Jags blanked Dallas Skyline, 6-0, with three goals in each half. Freshman Riley Click and Allen each scored a brace, with Allen adding an assist. Pollock added a goal and an assist, Hannah Dorsey scored her first goal of the year, Lamb chipped in with two helpers, and Dixon and Rose Giambruno-Fuge each had an assist.

The Jags closed out the Waxahachie tournament on Saturday with another 6-0 whitewash of Saginaw Chisholm Trail, taking a 4-0 halftime lead. Lamb, Berumen, Pollock, Scott, Giambruno-Fuge and Payton Grimes all scored a goal each, and Dickson and Scott each added two assists.

In all three matches, senior Jaedyn Barela and freshman Tanner Sorenson each played a half in goal and shared the clean sheets with no shots on goal faced.

The Jags were scheduled to travel to Cleburne on Tuesday night. They will open the Heritage Frostbite Tournament on Thursday with a 6:15 p.m. match against Argyle at MISD Multipurpose Stadium. They will also play Salado at 4:30 p.m. Friday at the HHS turf field, and will wrap up on Saturday with a 3:30 p.m. game against Mansfield Legacy at MISD Multipurpose Stadium.

Boys 4-1 at Castleberry

RIVER OAKS — The Class 4A No. 1-ranked Heritage High School boys’ soccer team finished 4-1 and captured third place in the season-opening Castleberry tournament last weekend.

Along the way, the Jags beat Anna, 1-0, on a second-half goal, and finished regulation knotted at 2-2 against Fort Worth Diamond Hill-Jarvis before losing in a penalty shootout, 4-3.

The Jags will host the Heritage Frostbite Tournament this weekend, with games scheduled for Thursday, Friday and Saturday at both MISD Multipurpose Stadium and the HHS turf field.