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12-5A GIRLS SOCCER: Skeeters open strong, Stallions earn a point on opening day of district play
Longview won its first 11 matches of the season, but entered 12-5A play on Friday with back-to-back losses.
Mesquite made sure that trend continued as it used a goal from Naidine Jones to post a 1-0 victory on the opening day of the district season.
The Skeeters earned three points with the regulation win, joining Rockwall-Heath, which blanked Tyler Lee, in first place after the first round of games.
North Mesquite picked up one point after being edged in a shootout by Rockwall. The Stallions got regulation goals from Kacy Dixon and Alexis Santos as the teams were tied at 2-2 prior to penalty kicks.
Mesquite and North Mesquite will meet on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at E.H. Hanby Stadium in an early crosstown clash.
Horn, who put together an impressive 9-1-1 record through non-district play, had a bye on Friday and will be rested and ready to go for its 12-5A opener on Tuesday at Rockwall-Heath.
Rockwall-Heath 1-0-0-0 3 5-6-0
Mesquite 1-0-0-0 3 1-2-0
Rockwall 0-0-1-0 2 3-3-2
Horn 0-0-0-0 0 9-1-1
North Mesquite 0-0-0-1 1 7-1-4
Longview 0-1-0-0 0 11-3-0
Tyler Lee 0-1-0-0 0 7-6-0
Mesquite 1, Longview 0
North Mesquite 2, Rockwall 2 (Rock wins SHO)
Rockwall-Heath 1, Tyler Lee 0
Mesquite vs. North Mesquite, 5:30 p.m. at E.H. Hanby Stadium
Horn vs. Rockwall-Heath, 7:15 p.m. at Wilkerson-Sanders Stadium
Tyler Lee vs. Longview