• 81°

PNG opens classic with win; Bulldogs blank SFA

Senior Hailey Loupe was a one-woman scoring machine for Port Neches-Groves Thursday at the PNG Kickoff Classic.

Loupe had a total of three goals as PNG defeated Pasadena Dobie 3-0 before blanking Victoria West 1-0. She had two goals in the first half against Dobie.

Sophia Brant nailed a penaly kick in the second half of that match to finish the scoring.

Junior keeper Libbie LeJeune had nine saves on day in the two shutouts.

PNG faces Sam Rayburn at 2:40 p.m. today and then gets its biggest challenge of the young season at 6 p.m. when the team faces Class 4A No. 8 Hardin-Jefferson.

Friday’s results at the tournament included: LC-Mauriceville 1, PA Memorial 0; Vidor 1, Baytown Sterling 0; PA Memorial 2, Bridge City 1; Jasper 6, Barbers Hill 1; Crosby 5, Silsbee 0, Hardin-Jefferson 1, Rayburn 0; Jasper 3, Huffman-Hargrave 0; Hardin-Jefferson 3, Bob Hope 1; LC-Mauriceville 1, Central 1; Huffman-Hargrave 1; Victoria West 1, Crosby 0; Hamshire-Fannett 4, Huffman-Hargrave 0; Vidor 1, LC-Mauriceville 1; PNG White 5, Bob Hope 1.

NEDERLAND 8, HOUSTON SFA 0
KATY — The Nederland Bulldogs wasted no time introducing themselves at the Katy I10 Shootout.

The Bulldogs blasted Houston Stephen F. Austin behind four goals from Meg Sheppard and two from Emma Roccaforte.

Madison Ledet and Haley Dugas both had a goal.

Nederland at 2 p.m. today faces the winner between Mayde Creek and Klein Forrest.

About Gabriel Pruett

Gabriel Pruett has worked with both the Port Arthur News and Orange Leader since 2000. A majority of the time has been spent covering all aspects of Southeast Texas high school sports. Pruett's claim to fame is...being able to write his own biographical information for this website.

email author More by Gabriel