The Aledo Bearcats soccer team built a two-goal lead and held off the Weatherford Kangaroos 2-1 Friday night at Kangaroo Stadium. Meanwhile, the Aledo Ladycats and visiting Keller Central played to a 0-0 tie.
It was the second consecutive scoreless tie for the Ladycats.
Area teams begin play in their respective districts Tuesday. The Bearcats and Ladycats open against Saginaw Chisholm Trail, both games at 7:30 p.m., with the girls at home and boys on the road. The Kangaroos and Lady Roos open against Keller Fossil Ridge, also both at 7:30, with the girls on the road and the boys at home.
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Aledo 2, Weatherford 1
Aledo goals: Mickey Maloney, Brandon Wrinkle.
Aledo assist: Max Owens.
Weatherford goal: Waki Ebake.
Weatherford assist: Levi Duvall.
Aledo record: 8-0-1.
Weatherford record: 8-4-2.
Aledo 0, Keller Central 0
Notable: Aledo had two scoring chances and Central one.
Aledo goalkeeper: Makenzie Covington.
Aledo record: 3-1-3.