Published 12:12 am Tuesday, March 7, 2017

BEAUMONT — Port Arthur Memorial wasted little time to set the tone Monday in a 3-0 win over Ozen, staying alive in the playoff chase out of District 22-5A.

Ricardo Monreal took an assist from Marco de los Santos and scored 5 minutes into the match. Jesus Gonzalez shot a 30-yarder into the net with 13:46 left, taking an assist from Ivan Barragan, and the Titans were up 2-0 by halftime.

Freshman Manuel Lopez made it 3-0 when Lisandro Nunez assisted him with 13 minutes left.  The Titans outshot the Panthers 25-5.

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Saul Ayon made five saves in the win.

About I.C. Murrell

I.C. Murrell was promoted to editor of The News, effective Oct. 14, 2019. He previously served as sports editor since August 2015 and has won or shared eight first-place awards from state newspaper associations and corporations. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee, grew up mostly in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and graduated from the University of Arkansas at Monticello.

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