Herald Democrat

Herald Democrat


Blake Burley and Blake Smith each scored second-half goals to break a scoreless tie, and Texoma Christian advanced to the TAPPS fall soccer state quarterfinals with a 2-1 area-round win against Conroe Covenant School on Saturday.


Burley’s goal came six minutes into the second half on Ben Watson’s assist, and Smith added his goal 10 minutes later on a Daniyal Rizwan assist. Conroe Covenant scored with two minutes left to avoid the shutout.


The Eagles will take on Waldorf School of Austin on Thursday night at 5:30 p.m. in Houston at Awty International School. The state semifinals will be on Friday, with the state final on Saturday afternoon.