The Class 3A No. 3-ranked East Hall boys soccer team closed out its Region 7-3A schedule Tuesday night with a 5-0 win over Dawson County in a battle for second place.
The Vikings improved to 13-2-1 overall and 5-1 in region play. They will close out their regular season on Thursday at home against East Jackson.
Dawson County dropped to 4-9, 4-2 in region play. It was the season finale for the Tigers.
Victor Murillo recorded a hat trick while Sergio Turcios and Pedro Arroyo each scored one goal. Freddy Rebollar had three assists and Maury Ibarra and Daniel Rodriguez each added an assist for East Hall. Steven Quintanilla had 8 saves in goal on the night.
The East Hall girls fell to 4-10-1, 1-5 in Region 7-3A with a 9-0 loss to the No. 2-ranked Lady Tigers.
Dawson County (12-1-1, 6-0 Region 7-3A) peppered the Lady Vikings all night. The finished with 37 shots on goal.
East Hall keeper Kaia Rice had 28 saves and Yoshi Castro had 2 saves in goal for the Lady Vikings.
JOHNSON BOYS 11,
STEPHENS COUNTY 1
Cristian Maldonado opened the scoring and closed out the final to goals for Johnson to record the hat trick. Junior Arellano and Eliam Chavez each added a pair of goals and Alex Arellano, Alexis Ascencio, Cooper Bowen, and Edgar Lopez all had one goal for the Knights.
Chavez also had a pair of assists and Cole Bowen, Kevin Cabrera, Edgar Lopez, Juan Carlos Gomez, Cooper Bowen, and Alexis Ascencio each registered an assist for Johnson.
Cooper Bowen and Erik Madera split time in goal for the Knights.
Johnson will close out the regular season on Thursday in its annual showdown with arch-rival Gainesville at City Park Stadium. Kickoff is slated for 7:30 p.m.
PRINCE AVENUE BOYS 3,
LAKEVIEW ACADEMY 1
The Lions dropped their second straight match and fell to 0-6 on the road after a loss to the Wolverines in Athens.
Sam Perrott scored Lakeview's lone goal on a penalty kick.
Lakeview will close out its regular season on Thursday against Athens Academy in Watkinsville.