The Morgan City High School boys soccer team will take the field today when it faces Bolton High School in the Division II quarterfinals. The Tigers, the No. 11 seed, come into the contest fresh off a 2-1 upset of No. 6 seed E.D. White Thursday night in overtime. Above is Morgan City’s Michael Mejai in action against E.D. White. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)
High School Sports
The Morgan City High School Tigers picked up a key District 7-4A victory Friday with a 52-37 win against Vandebilt Catholic.
The Patterson High Lumberjills fell to E.D. White 40-28 in their regular season finale Friday in Thibodaux.
The contest also was the Lumberjills’ final District 9-3A game of the season.
The Morgan City Tigers soccer team made history Thursday night as they upset E.D. White in overtime, 2-1. The game already had gone through two 10-minute overtime periods and was nearly through two, 5-minute “sudden death” overtime periods in which the game would have ended ended after either team scored. It was in the second sudden death period that Morgan City’s Irving Delgado fired a shot in for the game-winner. The win was not only the Tigers’ first in program history against E.D. White, but it also marked the first time the Tigers will advance
to the quarterfinal round of the playoffs. The Tigers will host No. 3 Bolton Monday at 3:30 p.m. in the Division II quarterfinals. Above, Morgan City High School’s Fernando Torres, left, and Wilmer Lopez, right, celebrate with Delgado, center, after he scored the game winner while E.D. White players lay dejectedly on the turf. (The Daily Review/Geoff Stoute)
With time winding down in the second overtime and penalty kicks to determine the game looming, Morgan City High School’s Irving Delgado took control of the ball, pushed it down the sideline opposit