The Northshore and Slidell girls soccer teams met only six days ago in their regular-season finale. The Panthers won that match The Division I, District 4 rivals met again Thursday in the first round of the Division I playoffs, and the outcome was the same — at halftime.
The Panthers advanced to the second round where Looking for a keeper 24 Slidell 24 will play No.
Five of the eight teams in Division I, District 4 made the playoffs and all wound up on the top half of the postseason Slidelll. Senior Lizzie Doll, as well as freshmen S.
Mull and Mikayla Price scored first-half goals to help Northshore put the game out of reach by halftime. Mull added another goal on a free kick in the 43rd minute.
The Panthers outshot Slidell in the half and in the game. Many of them z club soccer and have traveled extensively including overseas with their year-round teams.
That level of competition apparently has steeled their nerves.
The Panthers started quickly against Slidell They delivered five shots in the first 10 minutes and the final one was on the mark. Northshore upped its lead in the 19th minute when Mull booted a free kick from about 20 yards that skipped over the fingertips of the Slidell goalkeeper and into the net.
Slidell managed four shots after Mull scored her second goal, but one was wide and the rest were saved by Northshore goalkeeper Grace Murders — yet another talented freshman.
With the opening-round victory behind them, the Panthers turn their attention to Mandeville.
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