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Insider: Soccer: Lobos, Lady Lobos head into 11-6A action

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Hayden Henry

By Hayden Henry
Jan. 29, 2018 at 6:48 p.m.
Updated Jan. 29, 2018 at 6:48 p.m.

Both Longview soccer teams will jump right into what proves to be a competitive District 11-6A race on Tuesday.

They'll do so with a similar approach on both teams.

The Lobos (8-1-2) feature 10 players that scored goals in the non-district slate while the Lady Lobos (6-1-1) have five players with at least two goals. The boys also have 10 different players with assists while the Lady Lobos have seven with assists.

Both teams have scored more goals by double digits than they have allowed this season. The Lobos have scored 26 goals and allowed six while the Lady Lobos have found the net 15 times and allowed five goals.

For the Lobos, who have won seven straight matches, Jesus Galvin has seven goals on the season, followed by four from Alex Sarmiento. Gio Enriquez and Rudy Guiterrez have three goals. Assist-wise, Blaine Wright has five dishes to go with a pair of goals, followed by four assists from Johnathan Reyes and Sarmiento.

Keeper Raul Torres has worked eight shutouts in the net, ahead of a back line featuring Carter Sorrels, William Langston and Mac Henderson.

For the Lady Lobos, Diana Godoy and Carrie Gilliland lead the offense with four goals, followed by three from Anna Ward and two from Celeste Nunez and Kyla Johnson. Ward leads with four assists, followed by three from Anna Aguilar and Johnson.

Keeper Mallory Burgess has five shutouts on the season.

Both teams open 11-6A action against Mesquite Horn on Tuesday. The Lady Lobos host the Lady Jaguars at Lobo Stadium while the Lobos travel to meet the Jaguars (9-2-2) on the road. The Horn boys have scored 35 goals on the season and allowed 12.



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