H.S. Soccer roundup: Amarillo High soccer teams clinch district championships


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Amarillo High’s Nicole Gray dribbles up the field during a District 3-5A game against Caprock on Monday at Dick Bivins Stadium. [Ben Jenkins/ Press Pass Sports]

Both Amarillo High soccer teams captured outright District 3-5A championships thanks to shutouts of Caprock during Monday’s regular season finale at Dick Bivins Stadium.

The Sandies opened the game with a goal from Braden Williams in the opening minute that stood up throughout in a 1-0 victory over the Longhorns. AHS finishes district at 7-0-1 overall, including an undefeated regular season at 11-0-3.

On the girls side, the Lady Sandies took the outright district title thanks to a 2-0 blanking of Caprock. Lily Sobey scored on a free kick, followed by a Saizlee Carlton goal off an assist from Ciana Carlton. AHS finishes the regular season at 13-1-2, and claimed the district title with a 7-0-1 mark.

The UIL Class 5A playoffs begin Friday, March 26.

Palo Duro inches closer to history

Palo Duro is getting very close to the Amarillo ISD record for team goals in a season. The Dons defeated Tascosa 11-2 on Monday giving Palo Duro 112 total goals on the year. That’s just six shy of the AISD record of 118.

Palo Duro (17-1-1, 6-1-1) finished second in District 3-5A.

Pampa claims girls championship

Pampa’s Annamarie Murray scored on an assist from Yessenia Rios in the 25th minute for the lone goal of a 1-0 win against Dumas in the regular season finale Friday. With the victory the Lady Harvesters take the outright District 2-4A title with a record of 11-6-2, 6-1-2.

District 3-5A


Amarillo High 1, Caprock 0

Amarillo High 1 0 — 1

Caprock 0 0 — 0

First half— 1, AHS, Braeden Williams (unassisted), 1st minute.

Records: AHS 11-0-3, 6-0-2 (20 points); Caprock 4-8-6, 2-4-2 (8 points).

Palo Duro 11, Tascosa 2

Palo Duro 7 4 — 11

Tascosa 2 0 — 2

First half— 1, PD, Eduardo Aguirre (Jamie Carrillo), 1st minute. 2, PD, Carrillo (Angel Sanchez), 3rd minute. 3, PD, Dominique Gomez (Gabriel Castrejon), 6th minute. 4, Tascosa, own goal, 8th minute. 5, PD, Johnothen Martinez (Carrillo), 13th minute. 6, PD, Eduardo Aguirre (Carrillo), 21st minute. 7, PD, Gomez (Uxmal Morales), 26th minute. 8, PD, Adrian Ruiz (Castrejon), 28th minute. 9, Tascosa goal.

Second half— 10, PD, Carrillo (Gomez), 44th minute. 11, PD, Aguirre (Gomez), 54th minute. 12, PD, Castrejon (Ruiz), 67th minute. 13, PD, Ruiz (unassisted), 69th minute.

Records: Palo Duro 17-1-1, 6-1-1 (19 points); Tascosa 0-12-2, 0-8 (0 points).


Amarillo High 2, Caprock 0

Amarillo High 1 1 — 2

Caprock 0 0 — 0

First half— 1, AHS, Lily Sobey (free kick), 30th minute.

Second half— 2, AHS, Saizlee Carlton (Ciana Carlton), 72nd minute.

Records: AHS 13-1-2, 7-0-1 (22 points); Caprock 7-8-3, 2-4-2 (8 points).

Tascosa 4, Palo Duro 0

Tascosa 4 0 — 4

Palo Duro 0 0 — 0

Tascosa goals— Carly Stockard, Emme Sherwood (3).

Records: Tascosa 5-9-1, 2-5-1 (7 points); Palo Duro 6-11-1, 0-7-1 (1 point).

Boys final standings

District 3-5A

Team District Overall

y-Amarillo High 6-0-2 11-0-3 (20 pts)

x-Palo Duro 6-1-1 17-1-1 (19 pts)

x-Randall 2-3-3 7-8-3 (9 pts)

x-Caprock 2-4-2 4-8-6 (8 pts)

Tascosa 0-8 0-12-2 (0 pts)

Girls final standings

District 3-5A

Team District Overall

y-Amarillo High 7-0-1 13-1-2 (22 pts)

x-Randall 6-1-1 13-3-5 (19 pts)

x-Caprock 2-4-2 7-8-3 (8 pts)

x-Tascosa 2-5-1 5-9-1 (7 pts)

Palo Duro 0-7-1 6-11-1 (1 pts)

Boys final standings

District 2-4A

Team District Overall

y-Borger 8-1 13-7 (24 pts)

x-Pampa 4-2-1 6-6-2 (13 pts)

x-Dumas 3-4-2 4-12-2 (11 pts)

X-Canyon 0-9 0-16-1 (0 pts)

Girls final standings

District 2-4A

Team District Overall

y-Pampa 6-1-2 11-6-2 (20 pts)

x-Canyon 5-1-3 10-6-3 (18 pts)

x-Dumas 1-5-3 1-19-4 (6 pts)

x-Borger 0-5-4 0-13-5 (3 pts)

y- clinched district championship

x- clinched playoff berth


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