H.S. Soccer roundup: AHS, Randall see successful district openers


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Amarillo High’s Carter Neely, left, and teammate Jonathan Mani celebrate a Mani goal during the Sandies 2-0 shutout of Palo Duro in a District 3-5A opener at the AHS turf Thursday. [Ben Jenkins/ Press Pass Sports]

Thursday’s top performers

Amarillo High’s Jonathan Mani and Sam Newman each scored to help the Sandies knock off No. 6-ranked Palo Duro, 2-0. Goalie Jake Wetzel was strong in net with eight saves for the Sandies.

Juan Garcia of Randall scored a hat trick during the Raiders 3-0 shutout of Tascosa in the District 3-5A opener. Raiders goalie Austin Contreras made four saves in the shutout.

Amarillo High’s Nicole Gray was unstoppable scoring four goals in a 6-1 route of Palo Duro. Teammate Saizlee Carlton added four assists.

Kealy Juarez of Randall racked up a hat trick in the Lady Raiders rolling of Tascosa, 6-0.

Boys scores

Amarillo High 2, Palo Duro 0

Palo Duro 0 0 — 0

Amarillo High 1 1 — 2

First half— 1, AHS, Jonathan Mani (Carter Neely).

Second half— 2, AHS, Sam Newman (Braden Wilson).

Records: Palo Duro 8-1, 0-1 (0 points); Amarillo High 5-0-1, 1-0 (3 points).

Randall 3, Tascosa 0

Tascosa 0 0 — 0

Randall 2 1 — 3

First half— 1, Randall, Juan Garcia (free kick), 18th minute. 2, Randall, Garcia (unassisted), 27th minute.

Second half— 3, Randall, Garcia (penalty kick), 56th minute.

Records: Tascosa 0-5-2, 0-1 (0 points); Randall 6-5, 1-0 (3 points).

Boys standings

District 3-5A

Team District Overall

Amarillo High 1-0 5-0-1 (3pts)

Randall 1-0 6-5 (3pts)

Caprock 0-0 2-4-2 (0pts)

Palo Duro 0-1 8-1 (0pts)

Tascosa 0-1 0-5-2 (0pts)

Girls scores

Amarillo High 6, Palo Duro 1

Amarillo High 4 2 — 6

Palo Duro 1 0 — 1

First half— 1, PD goal. 2, AHS, Nicole Gray (Viviana Gomez), 22nd minute. 3, AHS, Gray (Saizlee Carlton), 24th minute. 4, AHS, Gray (Carlton), 27th minute. 5 AHS, Sam Wilhelm (Alyssa Jennings), 38th minute.

Second half— 6, AHS, Gray (Carlton), 41st minute. 7, AHS, Mollie Ferro (Saizlee Carlton), 74th minute.

Records: AHS 7-1-1, 1-0 (3 points); Palo Duro

Randall 6, Tascosa 0

Tascosa 0 0 — 0

Randall 2 4 — 6

First half— 1, Randall, Amara Hernandez, (Cali Bessent), 23rd minute. 2, Randall, Kealy Juarez (Naleigh Martinez), 30th minute.

Second half— 3, Randall, Maguire Guest, (Shelby McCurdy), 48th minute. 4, Randall, Juarez, (Maguire Guestin), 52nd minute. 5, Randall, Kealy Juarez, (Makenna Alstead), 68th. 6, Randall, Maggie Sharp, (unassisted), 79th minute.

Records: Tascosa 3-5, 0-1 (0 points); Randall 8-2-4, 1-0 (3 points).

Girls standings

District 3-5A

Team District Overall

Amarillo High 1-0 7-1-1 (3pts)

Randall 1-0 8-2-4 (3pts)

Caprock 0-0 5-4-1 (0pts)

Tascosa 0-1 3-5 (0pts)

Palo Duro 0-1 6-5 (0pts)


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