For the second consecutive season, the Kingwood Lady Mustangs have advanced to the Region III-6A soccer tournament. Kingwood takes on District 19-6A runner-up Katy Tompkins (17-2-3) in a 2:30 p.m.

 

Friday region semifinals match at Clyde Abshier Stadium in Deer Park.For the second consecutive season, the Kingwood Lady Mustangs have advanced to the Region III-6A soccer tournament. Kingwood takes on District 19-6A runner-up Katy Tompkins (17-2-3) in a 2:30 p.m. Friday region semifinals match at Clyde Abshier Stadium in Deer Park.

It’s a rematch of last season’s region semifinals, won by Tompkins in a 4-1 runaway en route to the state championship match (a 2-0 loss to Pflugerville Hendrickson).It’s a rematch of last season’s region semifinals, won by Tompkins in a 4-1 runaway en route to the state championship match (a 2-0 loss to Pflugerville Hendrickson).

The winner advances to the region finals at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the same site with a trip to the state tournament on the line. Kingwood last won a region title in 2004.The winner advances to the region finals at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the same site with a trip to the state tournament on the line. Kingwood last won a region title in 2004.

The Lady Mustangs, now 25-1-2 for the season, rallied from an early 1-0 deficit to turn back Deer Park, 2-1, in overtime of their region quarterfinals rematch last Friday at Challenger Stadium in League City. Kingwood won last year’s playoff match between the two teams in a shootout.The Lady Mustangs, now 25-1-2 for the season, rallied from an early 1-0 deficit to turn back Deer Park, 2-1, in overtime of their region quarterfinals rematch last Friday at Challenger Stadium in League City. Kingwood won last year’s playoff match between the two teams in a shootout.

MacKenzie Borchers scored less than two minutes into overtime with an assist from Colleen Feagins for what proved to be the game-winner. Alex Dumais tied the match with a second-half goal, assisted by Emma Ebert.MacKenzie Borchers scored less than two minutes into overtime with an assist from Colleen Feagins for what proved to be the game-winner. Alex Dumais tied the match with a second-half goal, assisted by Emma Ebert.

Deer Park grabbed a 1-0 lead midway through the first half on a free kick. It was the first goal scored on Kingwood’s vaunted defense in three playoff matches. The Lady Mustangs opened the postseason with consecutive shutouts of Pasadena Memorial (6-0) and George Ranch (4-0).Deer Park grabbed a 1-0 lead midway through the first half on a free kick. It was the first goal scored on Kingwood’s vaunted defense in three playoff matches. The Lady Mustangs opened the postseason with consecutive shutouts of Pasadena Memorial (6-0) and George Ranch (4-0).

Ebert sparked the playoff run, scoring four goals in the bi-district victory over Pasadena Memorial. The sophomore recorded a hat trick before the first half was through and added an assist on Feagins’ second-half goal. Feagins assisted on Kingwood’s first goal of the match, scored by Dumais.Ebert sparked the playoff run, scoring four goals in the bi-district victory over Pasadena Memorial. The sophomore recorded a hat trick before the first half was through and added an assist on Feagins’ second-half goal. Feagins assisted on Kingwood’s first goal of the match, scored by Dumais.

Feagins scored two goals and added a pair of assists in the area round playoff victory over George Ranch. Ebert and Carly Stroud also scored goals while Sarah Schumacher and Savannah Moore contributed with an assist apiece.


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