Palo Duro striker Jaime Carrillo dribbles the ball upfield during the WT Showcase Tournament on Saturday. The Dons claimed the tournament championship. [Ben Jenkins/ Press Pass Sports]
Palo Duro and Amarillo High had impressive showings at the West Texas A&M Boys Showcase Soccer Tournament on Friday and Saturday.
The Dons claimed the championship over Amarillo High by goal differential, going 3-0 with convincing wins over Dumas 6-0, Graham, 6-1, and Canyon 10-0.
Junior standout Jaime Carillo was masterful in the three wins for Palo Duro (10-1-2) as the striker scored nine goals with five assists during the three wins. Carrillo won the Golden Boot award for his performance. Teammate Jaime Martinez was also added to the All-Tournament team with Carrillo scoring three goals.
Amarillo High was also 3-0 in the tournament with wins against Graham, 10-0, Lubbock-Cooper by a 1-0 count, and then a 2-0 blanking of Dumas on Saturday. In the three shutouts, Sandies goalie Jack Wetzel earned the Golden Gloves honor for not allowing a goal in 240 minutes of game action.
WT Showcase All-Tournament Team
Ceu Thang, Tascosa
Jaime Martinez, Palo Duro
Braden Wilson, Amarillo High
Madden Montgomery, Lubbock Cooper
Alejandro Uribe, Perryton
Tony Sosa, Dumas
Fabian Garcia, Caprock
Diego Reyes, Canyon
Brock Parker, Randall
Jaron Noble, Graham
Jaime Carrillo, Palo Duro
Jack Wetzel, Amarillo High