Tigers advance with win over Leander Rouse

Staff Report

Friday, April 1, 2022, The Tigers (overall record 23-3) traveled to Toney Burger Center Stadium in Austin and played Leander Rouse High School (overall record 20-2-3) in the regional quarter Finals. Both teams played hard and were tied at one at the half. After several near goals during the 2nd half, the game ended tied at 1 -1.

At the conclusion of regulation play, the game went to overtime with with two ten minute halves. Again the score remained tied at 1 – 1. The contest went to a shootout and Tiger #1 Reid Russell was able to block two shots and the Tigers won the shootout 5-4 and will advance to the next round of the UIL 5A playoffs. The Tigers will next play in the regional semi-finals on Friday, April 8th, 2022 at 2 p.m. against Mission Sharyland (overall record 20-4-3). This game will be played in Corpus Christi, Texas at Cabaniss Field. 

Russell entered the game in the shootout and blocked 2 goals and the Tigers honored him with a few tosses in the air as his teammates celebrated this exciting and hard fought contest.

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