GIRLS SOCCER PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Tatum Krueger, Sr., Legacy, GK
What she did: Krueger, who will continue her soccer career at Sam Houston State, recorded her 17th and 18th shutouts of the season during playoff wins over Birdville and Burleson.
Against Birdville in the 5A Region I area round, the Broncos and Hawks went scoreless before Krueger made three saves during the penalty kicks.
Legacy defeated Burleson 3-0 in the regional quarterfinal to clinch a spot in the regional tourney for the fourth time in five years. The Broncos will play Aledo on Friday in Wichita Falls.
Brooke Jones, Aledo: Scored the game-winning goal in the 95th minute vs. El Dorado
Taylor Tufts, Carroll: Scored the game-winning goal in the 81st minute vs. Coppell
Maja Davison, Highland Park: Scored the game-winning goal in the 79th minute vs. Wakeland
Madison Pewitt, Burleson Centennial: Score the game-winning goal in the 64th minute vs. Grapevine
Hannah Falks, Arlington: Recorded two shutouts vs. Odessa and San Angelo Central
Caitlin Buendia, Castleberry: Tied the game vs. Argyle in the 98th minute and added a PK; 2 assists in area
Aaliyah Bivins, Mid. Heritage: Scored four goals vs. Celina and Hillcrest including three in the quarterfinal
BOYS SOCCER PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Freddy Hernandez, Sr., Burleson, FORW
What he did: Hernandez scored twice including the game-winning goal in the 69th minute to beat Birdville 3-2 in the 5A Region I quarterfinals and send the Elks to the regional tourney for the first time since 1998.
Burleson, which also beat Brewer in the area round, will play EP Bel Air on Friday in Wichita Falls.
Hernandez has scored 16 goals this season.
Anthony Patti, Lake Dallas: Scored the game-tying and game-winning goals vs. Arlington Heights
Jose Ortiz, Sam Houston: Scored two goals each time vs. Midland and Frenship.
Luis Meza, Grand Prairie: Recorded two saves in PKs vs. Marcus
Valentin Ruiz, Grand Prairie: Made the game-winning PK vs. Marcus
Isaac Hulkewicz, Sachse: Made the game-winning PK vs. McKinney
Jose Escalante, Bowie: Recorded shutouts vs. Midland Lee and Trinity