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Rider soccer team defeats Mexia to advance to area round Thursday

On Friday, March 27th, the Center Roughrider Varsity Boys Soccer team traveled to Crockett High School to take on the Mexia Blackcats.


In the first half of play, the Riders went ahead 2-0 with goals by Senior Captain, Gilberto Vega and Freshmen Marcos Lopez. The boys put up a great defense and were able to hold the Blackcats scoreless as they entered the second half of play.


Mexia came out aggressively and tied the game up 2-2. With only eight minutes left to play, Sophomore Aung Thein scored the game winning goal claiming the Bi-District Championship and that would send the Roughriders to the second round.

The Riders will be back in action for the Area Championship  against Hardin-Jefferson. The game will be at Allen Academy in Bryan, TX. on Thursday, April 2nd at 3 PM. The address for Allen Academy is 3201 Boonville Rd. Bryan, TX. 


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