The girls’ soccer teams opened up district play against cross-town rival Foster last night.

Varsity – The varsity girls played in an exciting and extremely physical game and came up with a strong 2-0 victory over the Lady Falcons. Ally Dernehl and Jordan Shimaitis both scored goals for the Longhorns with Kathryn Thaxton providing both assists on the night. Michelle Mills came up big in the goal collecting 10 saves, with Shana Hardin and Madeline Bares providing solid defense for the Longhorns.

JV – The JV girls took control of the game early and never looked back, defeating the Lady Falcons 7-0. Taylor Rech led the night scoring a hat trick (3 goals). Lara Olabisi, Kasey Davis, Jenna Sanders and KK Hydo each added one goal for the Longhorns. The whole team played excellent defense that contributed to the shutout.

The girls travel to Angleton to continue district play against the Lady Wildcats on Friday.