The 2013-2014 soccer season got off on a positive note Tuesday as the Port St. Joe Jr./Sr. High School boys and girls won regular-seasons openers over Malone.
The Lady Tiger Sharks won 8-0; the Tiger Sharks 6-4.
The Lady Tiger Sharks outshot Malone 32-0.
Senior midfielder Christian Laine had two goals as did senior forward Lexie McGhee and sophomore Kathleen Rish.
The other two goals were scored by seniors Cat Robles and Cailyn LaPlante.
Senior defender Brittany Shoemaker had the lone assist on the night.
Eighth-grader Celeste Chiles recorded the shutout in goal, her first career solo shut out.
The Port St. Joe girls face North Bay Haven at 5 p.m. CT Tuesday at Harders Park in Bay County.
The Tiger Sharks took a 6-0 lead before conceding four goals late into the second half.
Junior Marcel Duarte scored in the fifth minute and now has 60 career goals and is closing in on the current school record of 72, set by JMason Ray from 2007-10.
Sophomore Jake Dickinson had two goals, while freshmen Chris Anderson and Jacob Lacour and eighth-grader Isaac Rocha had goals.
Junior goalkeeper Tyler Alford started in goal and got the win. He recorded one save in 20 minutes while sophomore Matt Rocha saw 28 minutes of action, recording two saves and seventh-grader Joel Bogaert played 32 minutes and also had two saves.
The Tiger Sharks meet North Bay Haven at 7 p.m. CT Tuesday at Harders Park.
The next home match for both squads is Thursday, Nov. 21 in a District 1-1A match up versus Franklin County. The girls begin at 5 p.m. ET and the boys at 7 p.m. ET.