U-High girls blank Evangel

Abbey Underwood notched a hat trick and six players scored goals as University High blew away Shreveport’s Evangel Christian 8-0 on Thursday in the bidistrict round of the Division III girls soccer playoffs.

Lauren McKowen, Annabel Simpson, Elizabeth Upp, Laurel Chauvin and Maura Cadigan also scored for third-seeded U-High (19-2-2). Micah Green had six saves for 30th–seeded Evangel (3-12).

U-High advances to face the winner between 14th-seeded Holy Savior Menard and 19th-seeded Ouachita Christian, who square off at 5:45 p.m. Friday.

PARKVIEW BAPTIST 3, EPISCOPAL SCHOOL OF ACADIANA 2: In Cade, No. 21 seed PBS got goals from three different players in its upset win over No. 12 ESA.

Gabby Lewis, Riley Chustz and Valerie Williams all scored for the Eagles, who advance to play No, 5 Catholic-Iberia in the regional round. Chustz, Haleigh Consterdine and Macey Stock all cotributed an assist for Parkview.

Friday’s schedule

The majority of the Baton Rouge area’s boys and girls soccer playoff teams are scheduled to play bidistrict contests Friday.

There are two boys/girls doubleheaders. In Division II, St. Michael hosts Cabrini at 6 p.m. at Burbank Soccer Complex No. 6. The Warriors’ boys contest with Belle Chasse is set for 8 p.m. on the same field.

In Division III, the Episcopal girls will host Grace Christian at 5:30 p.m. followed by the EHS boys game against Lafayette Christian at 7:30 p.m.

In girls Division I action, No. 14 East Ascension (Sulphur) and No. 16 Dutchtown (Barbe-Lake Charles) host games at 6 p.m. St. Joseph’s Academy hosts District 5 rival St. Amant at Burbank Soccer Complex Field 4 at 3:30 p.m.

Live Oak (3 p.m. at Mandeville) and Walker (4 p.m. vs. Dominican at Pan American-Stadium-New Orleans) are Division I teams on the road.

In Friday’s Division I boys action, Baton Rouge High hosts Parkway at 5 p.m. Catholic High (Central Lafourche, Burbank Field 4) and St. Amant (Grace King) both host opponents at 7 p.m.

In Division II, Broadmoor travels to Shreveport to play Calvary Baptist at 5 p.m., looking to give coach Chuck Guidry his 200th career win. Lutcher meets East Jefferson at 7 p.m. at Joe Yenni Stadium in Metairie. Parkview Baptist hosts North DeSoto at 5:30 p.m. in Division III, while University hosts Westminster Christian at 6:30 p.m.

Saturday’s schedule includes Live Oak vs. Brother Martin at Pan American at 2 p.m. and West Monroe at East Ascension at 3 p.m. in Division I. Christian Life faces Westminster Christian-Opelousas at 11 a.m. in Division III.