Owls take consolation trophy at Pleasanton


     Pleasanton -- The second soccer tournament for the Hondo Owls produced another couple of wins. Competing in the Pleasanton tourney, the Owls won the consolation bracket, going 2-2 for the weekend.

     A Tuesday night, Jan. 18, match at Davenport was canceled because of COVID issues within the Hondo program.

     Hondo opened the tourney with a 6-0 loss to Port Lavaca Calhoun on Thursday, Jan. 13. 

     The Owls lost a close one on Friday, falling to SA Southside, 3-2. Roberto Renteria had both goals for Hondo.

     Hondo came back on Friday with a big 6-0 win over Poteet, one of the Owls’ district opponents. Renteria had three goals, with two from Leo Lopez and one from Koda Kelii. Brandon Andreas and JC Martinez each had an assist.

     In Saturday’s consolation final, the Owls handed a 4-2 defeat to another district foe, Uvalde. Renteria had two goals and an assist, Leo Lopez had one of each, while Uvalde committed an own goal.

     This Friday. Jan. 21, the Owls (4-4-1) will visit Floresville in a 6:30 p.m. match. On Tuesday, Jan. 25, they’ll host Bandera at 7 p.m. as non-district play wraps up.

     Action in District 27-4A begins on Friday, Jan. 28, at home against Poteet.