Lady Panther soccer avenges loss

The Midlothian girls soccer team continued its strong showing in the second half of district by exacting a little revenge on one of its first-round losses thanks to a 3-1 win over Mansfield Legacy on Friday.

Kaitlyn Busch had two goals, one off an Ashley Cox assist, while Cox added to her impressive week by scoring the teamís third goal in-between the two Bush goals. Cox finished the week with four goals and an assist in two games.

Along the way, the Lady Panther defense put up an impressive performance as Brie Munoz and Dani Mayfield led the team in stopping the Lady Bronco attack. The girls are now 10-6-3 overall and 7-3 in district.

Midlothian boys draw Legacy

The rivalry between the boys soccer programs of Midlothian and Mansfield Legacy added another chapter of hotly contested action on Friday night as both teams failed get anything past the other offensively, resulting in a 0-0 draw.

Parker Ellis and John Schoonover kept the game scoreless by heading two attempts by Legacy away from the goal line as Scott Hayden picked up the shutout.

In the first meeting between these two teams, the Broncos came up with a 3-0 win for Midlothianís only district loss thus far.

The Panthers are now 12-4-3 overall and 6-1-3 in district as they chase down a playoff spot.

Red Oak drops heartbreaker to Heath

Against one of the best teams in the state of Texas, Red Oak got a strong performance against Rockwall-Heath that was soured by one bad play. A wild pitch in the final inning of play allowed Heath to remain unbeaten as the winning run crossed home giving the Hawks a 9-8 loss at the Burleson ISD Tournament.

Red Oak pitcher Wade Regas, an off-speed pitcher with a strong knuckleball, limited the potent Heath lineup to just nine hits. The Hawks added eight hits, including a double by Dillon Morales and a home run by Zach Gonzales to keep things tight until the end. The Hawks fall to 4-5 overall.†

††† ††† ††† ††† ††† Ė Alex Riley