Flashes shut out Delta Streets for first district win

Published 9:40 am Friday, December 15, 2023

After two close losses, St. Aloysius’ boys’ soccer team got to enjoy the taste of victory in a district game.

Corbin Burroughs scored two goals, and keeper Caleb Tucker made nine saves in goal as the Flashes defeated Delta Streets 2-0 on Thursday for their first district win in three tries. They had previously lost to Bayou Academy and Pillow Academy by identical 1-0 scores.

Burroughs scored in the first half off an assist by Eli Shiers, and then early in the second off a feed from J.R. McCain. Tucker and his defenders John Ellis Montgomery, Brody Barnett, Sam Hall and Jaden Wheeldon made it stand up.

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The Flashes improved their record to 4-5-1 overall, and 1-2 in MAIS Division II West. They’ll play in the Greenville-St. Joe tournament on Saturday, and then take two weeks off for the holidays before returning to the pitch on Jan. 4 to face Central Hinds.