GAINESVILLE — In a battle of ranked teams, Johnson put together a defensive gem in taking a 3-0 win over Chestatee on the road Tuesday night.
It was the fourth straight win for the Class 5A seventh-ranked Knights (5-2-1). For the Class 4A seventh-ranked War Eagles (5-3) it was their second straight loss.
Johnson, which also ran its win streak over Chestatee to six straight, got first half goals from Jorge Sandoval and Kevin Castillo for a 2-0 halftime lead. Angel Sagrero netted a goal in the second half for the Knights.
AREA BOYS SOCCER SCORES FOR Tuesday, March 9
Apalachee 1, Jackson County 0*
Cherokee Bluff 5, North Hall 1*
Flowery Branch 3, Loganville 1
Gainesville 2, Lakeview Academy 0
Habersham Central 1, Winder-Barrow 0
Jefferson 5, Monroe Area 0
Johnson 3, Chestatee 0
Pickens 8, Dawson County 1
Union County 6, Rabun County 0*
White County 6, East Jackson 2
Commerce at Washington-Wilkes*
Stephens County at Banks County
AREA SOCCER FOR Wednesday, March 10
Lumpkin County at Riverside Military Academy, 5:30 p.m.
Union County at East Hall
(* -- denotes region contest)