Port St. Joe girls fall in district final; headed to playoffs

Published: Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 09:47 AM.

Freshman Kathleen Rish, Port St. Joe’s leading scorer, connected on the lone goal (her 13th on the season) in the 65th minute from 10 yards out,  Hindley said Laine and a stout defensive effort held off several good scoring chances by Rocky Bayou in the final 15 minutes. Port St. Joe outshot Rocky Bayou 12-9.

Laine was forced to make six saves. Her record in goal is now 7-3-1 and her goals against average was lowered to .756. It was the ninth shutout of the year for the Port St Joe Lady Tiger Sharks.

The Tiger Sharks

The Port St. Joe boys (11-2-1 overall) enter this week’s District 1-1A tournament at Freeport as the top seed. The Tiger Sharks will play the winner of a play-in game pitting No. 4 Freeport versus No. 5 Baker, played on Monday. Port St. Joe played 6 p.m. CT on Tuesday at Freeport. The other semifinal pits Rocky Bayou, the second seed, against Franklin County, the third seed, at 4 p.m. CT. The District 1-1A final game is 6 p.m. CT Friday at Freeport.


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