Lady Tigers seeded 13th in playoffs after district title

Hahnville senior Brandi Soignier
Hahnville senior Brandi Soignier gains control of the ball and prepares to pass it to an awaiting teammate. Soignier and the rest of the Lady Tigers will host Natchitoches Central on Friday.

Destrehan nabs 27th seed after second-place finish

Both the Hahnville and Destrehan girls’ soccer teams are postseason bound after finishing first and second, respectively, in District 8-1.

The Lady Tigers (22-8) were awarded the 13th seed and will host Natchitoches Central, who is seeded 20th. Natchitoches finished second in their district with an overall record of 10-3-2. The game is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. this Friday.

Meanwhile, the Lady Wildcats (10-8-1) will travel to take on Fontainebleau, who is the sixth seed. As of press time, the game was tentively scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.

The Hahnville High School girls’ soccer team was never tested in district play, cruising to the championship with a 12-0 record that included numerous shutouts.

Hahnville wrapped up district play last Wednesday by crushing Bonnabel 8-0. Hahnville cruised to a 4-0 halftime lead with goals from Jessica St. Pierre, Kimberly Porche, Ashleigh Gaudet and Amy Barre.

In the second half, Barre added another score to increase the Lady Tiger lead to 5-0 and Taylor Laurent put the Lady Tigers on top 6-0 after finding the back of the net. Freshman Madison Boyer added two more goals for the final margin.

After finishing district play, Hahnville displayed the same offensive intensity in a 7-0 win over St. Charles Catholic on Friday. Grayson Touchard led the Lady Tigers to the win with three goals. St. Pierre, Gaudet, Barre and Brandi Soignier also added scores for Hahnville.

But Hahnville’s impressive win streak came to an end Monday night in a 4-1 loss to Vandebilt Catholic. Porche was the only Lady Tiger who managed to find the back of the net in the loss.

The Lady Wildcats also rolled through district play, finishing with a 9-3 record that was good enough for second place. Two of the Lady Wildcats district losses came to Hahnville.

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