By Austin R. Eck
Fredericksburg High School’s varsity boys’ soccer team won the consolation bracket after finishing 2-1 at the Smithson Valley Tournament last week.
The Billies will play Uvalde at 7 p.m., Friday, in Fredericksburg.
On Thursday, Jan. 15, Fredericksburg opened tournament play against Dripping Springs. During regulation and overtime, neither team was able to find the back of the net.
Dripping Springs gained the edge in a shootout and won, 1-0.
In the second day of action, the Billies faced San Antonio MacArthur. FHS jumped out to a one-goal lead at the end of the first half. In the second half, the Billies tallied two insurance goals.
Sammy Studebaker’s shots found the back of the net twice, and Cesar Limon contributed a goal to the cause.
Goalkeeper Chris Daley blanked MacArthur, and the Billies won, 3-0.