Area boys and girls soccer teams at Aledo and Weatherford opened district play Tuesday night.
The Aledo Ladycats won at home over Saginaw Chisholm Trail to open District 6-5A as Peyton Laughley continued her scoring onslaught with four goals. She has 14 of the Ladycats' 18 goals this season.
Meanwhile, the Bearcats got a 2-0 win at Chisholm Trail as Max Owens scored twice.
"It feels good to win. The first one is so important. You don't want to get in a hole early," Bearcats coach Derek Vierling said of the win.
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The Weatherford Kangaroos won 2-1 in a shootout at home over Keller Fossil Ridge to start play in District 3-6A. Juan Villanueva scored the game-winner on a penalty kick.
The Lady Roos fell in a shootout at Fossil Ridge after ending regulation in a 1-1 tie.
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ALEDO 6, SAGINAW CHISHOLM TRAIL 0
▪ Aledo goals: Peyton Laughley 4, Eden Wise, Krista Thrasher.
▪ Aledo assists: Skylar Heitz 2, Emily Pierce, Cheney Huddleston, Megan Crawford.
▪ Aledo goalkeeper: Alexa Federman.
▪ Notable: This was Aledo's fifth shutout.
▪ Aledo record: 4-2-3, 1-0-0 in District 6-5A.
FOSSIL RIDGE 2, WEATHERFORD 1 (SHOOTOUT)
▪ Weatherford goal: Juni Ejere.
▪ Weatherford assist: Rachel Knesek.
▪ Notable: Lady Kangaroos have outscored their opponents 31-4.
▪ Weatherford record: 6-0-1, 0-0-1 in District 3-6A.
ALEDO 2, CHISHOLM TRAIL 0
▪ Aledo goals: Max Owens 2.
▪ Aledo assists: Jarrod Nelson, Reid Veirling.
▪ Aledo goalkeeper: Caleb Hill.
▪ Notable: This was Aledo's fourth shutout.
▪ Aledo record: 3-4-1, 1-0-0 in District 6-5A.
WEATHERFORD 2, FOSSIL RIDGE 1 (SHOOTOUT)
▪ Weatherford goals: Waki Ebake, Juan Villanueva (shootout game-winner).
▪ Weatherford assist: Vincent Santibanez.
▪ Weatherford goalkeeper: Wes Hanson.
▪ Notable: Hanson made three saves of four shots in the shootout. The Kangaroos made their first three shots in the shootout. Kangaroos have outscored their opponents 25-5 this season.
▪ Weatherford record: 6-2-2, 1-0-0 in District 3-6A.