Maddie Beets was in the zone Tuesday night. The star Lady Bearcat led Long Beach to a Class 5A first round win with a 3-0 victory over Stone. Beets registered two goals and assisted on Tayler Smith’s score. LBHS (8-6-2) advances to play South Jones on Saturday. The Lady Braves cruised past Provine 7-0 on Tuesday.
Gulfport 3, St. Martin 1: The Lady Admirals cut St. Martin’s first-ever playoff run short Tuesday. Recent Louisiana-Lafayette commit Alexis Arnoult scored twice and Charlotte Saari also netted a goal. Ashlyn Beam scored for St. Martin. GHS will visit Brandon, which beat Pearl 3-1, on Saturday.
St. Patrick 12, Clarkdale 1: The Fighting Irish (15-0-3) opened their Class 1A/2A/3A title defense in a big way. Eiland Stebly scored five goals and Tyler Musial added four to pace the offensive explosion. Luke Siecshnaydre scored twice and Evan Smith also scored. St. Patrick will play the winner of Franklin County and St. Joseph on Saturday.
Ocean Springs girls 2, Biloxi 0: Kayley Fountain and Lindsay Charlton each scored for the Lady Greyhounds. Ocean Springs (14-6-4) advances to host Oak Grove on Saturday at 1 p.m. The Warriors defeated Terry 7-0 on Tuesday.
West Harrison girls 2, Hattiesburg 0: Megan Sexton recorded a goal and an assist in the Lady Canes’ victory. Haley Kim also scored, with Marley Sims registering an assist. WHHS advances to play West Jones in the second round of the Class 5A playoffs. West Jones beat Brookhaven 12-1.
Pass Christian girls 5, Greene County 3: Kamdyn Skinner netted a hat trick, while Kealey Skinner and Madison Lafontaine also scored for the Lady Pirates. PCHS plays at Northeast Jones on Saturday.
Bay girls 3, East Central 1: Marion Pohl scored twice and Arianna Helsel added a goal to lift the Lady Tigers to the second round of the Class 4A playoffs. Sarah Havens scored for ECHS. Bay will host West Lauderdale in Round 2. West Lauderdale defeated North Pike 12-0.
Long Beach 2, Picayune 1: Dylan Picchi scored on a penalty kick and Kai VanCourt added another goal to lift the Bearcats into the second round. LBHS will play at West Jones.
Our Lady Academy 2, Clarkdale 1: Elizabeth Elkins netted two goals and Laura Taylor added an assist for OLA. Next for OLA is the winner of Franklin County and St. Joseph.
George County 2, Gulfport 1: Josh Cochran scored for GCHS on a penalty kick and River Johnson netted the game winner. Joseph Cumberland scored the Admirals’ lone goal. The Rebels advance to play Oak Grove in Round 2 of the 6A playoffs. The Warriors eliminated Pearl 4-3 in overtime.
West Harrison 1, Stone 0: Tristan White scored the game’s lone goal, helping West Harrison eliminate the reigning Class 5A champs Tuesday.
Bay 5, East Central 0: Bo Bowman netted a hat trick and Dominic Lewis and Ethan Loftin each scored as well for the Tigers. John Bowman made six saves to earn the shutout for Bay (14-6-2). The Tigers will host Northeast Jones at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
St. Stanislaus 9, Greene County 1: Ismael Khouma led SSC with four goals. Beau Rimmer scored twice, with Corbin Blanchard, Cody Peranich and Charlie DeMetz also scoring goals. The reigning Class 4A champs advance to face West Lauderdale on the road Saturday.
Ocean Springs 2, Biloxi 1 (OT): Caleb Burke scored late in regulation and Kealan Baggett lifted the Greyhounds in overtime on a free kick. Romario Linton scored for Biloxi. Ocean Springs hosts Brandon at 3 p.m. Saturday. The Bulldogs beat Terry 4-0.
Other scores: Sacred Heart girls 7, Resurrection 0; Sacred Heart 5, Resurrection 0.
Biloxi girls 58, Moss Point 40: Shylia Mcgee and Gabby Fantroy scored 15 and 11 points respectively for Biloxi (16-7). Anna Thigpen added 10 points with 14 rebounds. Robyn Lee and LaMiracle Sims led MPHS with 17 and 13 points apiece.
St. Martin girls 48, D’Iberville 36: Daphane White led St. Martin (14-9, 5-0) with 27 points and 14 rebounds. Casey Ferguson scored 20 for D’Iberville.
Christian Collegiate Academy girls 25, Central Christian 22: CCA improved to 11-5 (4-4) witht he win. Jill Peterman led CCA with 12 points. Lauren Caffey had 12 assists.
Central Christian 60, Christian Collegiate Academy 50: Codie Coffman-Hayes led CCA (6-9, 3-5) with 32 points. Mason Prince had 10 points and 11 rebounds.
Bay girls 56, East Central 40:Sania Wells led ECHS with 17.
Gautier 44, West Harrison 43: The Gators pulled ahead with one second remaining to rally for the victory. Zavier Diamond scored 16 points with 11 rebounds for Gautier (9-12).
Biloxi 76, Moss Point 34: Ahmad Arrington led the Indians with 12 points. Robert Finklea added 10.
Ocean Springs girls 54, Long Beach 14: Dougless St. Amant and Kayleigh Joiner each scored 11 points for OSHS. Kennedy Bahr added 10. St. Amant added 12 rebounds, two blocks and three steals.
St. Martin 58, D’Iberville 56: Da’Quan Gaudin was in foul trouble for much of the night but scored 14 of his 18 points in the fourth quarter. He also pulled in seven rebounds with four steals. Daetren Bivens added 14 points for St. martin (14-10, 2-3).
Picayune 61, George County 58 (OT): The Rebels (15-6) went on the road to Lucedale and came away with an overtime win. Picayune’s Stephane Ayangma and George County’s LaRaymond Spivery went shot for shot for their respective teams, scoring 34 and 30 points apiece.
Vancleave 42, St. Stanislaus 36: Kavier Bass and Kylan Johnson scored 13 and 11 points apiece. Darius Pittman added 18 with 10 rebounds.
Other scores: St. Patrick 93, Friendship Christian 33; Long Beach 43, Ocean Springs 40.