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23-4A BOYS SOCCER: Poteet edges Forney, West Mesquite wins to forge three-way tie for first place
Although it is not yet the halfway point of the 23-4A season, it is pretty clear that the district championship will be decided between Poteet, West Mesquite and Forney.
That puts the utmost importance on every head-to-head meeting between those clubs.
Tuesday marked the first of such events and it was the Pirates that used a goal from Charles Ojeda to post a 1-0 victory over the Jackrabbits.
West Mesquite held serve, as well, getting goals from Javier Garcia, Emmanuel Hernandez an Omar Loera in a 3-1 victory over Kaufman.
As a result, all three teams are tied for first place in 23-4A with 12 points, although Forney has played one extra game.
The top of the district standings will take on a different shape during the next week, starting with the showdown between Poteet (4-0-0-0, 12 points), who remained undefeated overall on the season at 11-0-3, and West Mesquite (4-0-0-0, 12 points) when they meet on Friday at 7:15 p.m. at Mesquite Memorial Stadium.
For the Wranglers, it is the first of a huge week, as they must also travel to play at Forney on Tuesday.
Poteet concludes the first half of the 23-4A season on Tuesday against Crandall.
Poteet 4-0-0-0 12 11-0-3
West Mesquite 4-0-0-0 12 12-5-0
Forney 4-1-0-0 12 9-9-1
Kaufman 1-3-0-0 3 1-3-0
North Forney 1-4-0-0 3 5-11-0
Crandall 0-3-0-0 0 0-7-1
Terrell 0-3-0-0 0 1-10-0
Poteet 1, Forney 0
West Mesquite 3, Kaufman 0
North Forney 3, Crandall 2
West Mesquite 3, North Forney 1
Forney 3, Kaufman 0
Terrell vs. Crandall
Poteet vs. West Mesquite
7:15 p.m. at Mesquite Memorial Stadium
North Forney at Terrell
Kaufman at Crandall
Crandall at Poteet
7:15 p.m. at A.C. New Middle School
West Mesquite at Forney
Kaufman at Terrell
North Forney, bye