No. 2 Stephen F. Austin Handles No. 7 Sam Houston State in Opening Round

first_imgAt the 38:18 mark, SFA caught another break when referee Travis Haight awarded a penalty kick after Barker was brought down in the box. Sophomore Mari Gillespie stepped up and confidently put the spot kick away to Hendershot’s left to push the lead to 3-0.SOC: @SFA_Soccer’s Mari Gillespie scores on penalty kick, makes it 3-0 Ladyjacks over @BearkatsSOC. 51:41 mark. https://t.co/FDWfnDejSt pic.twitter.com/7EydU0AtxM— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) November 1, 2017 SFA’s offense turned up in the second half, confidently marshaling the midfield and registering nine more shots than the opening period to finish with a 13-12 edge over Sam Houston. The Bearkats struggled to control the central third and failed to cut off multiple Ladyjack runs which proved to be the difference maker on most of the day’s goals. However, SFA responded in kind, almost immediately pushing the lead back to 4-1 behind a 35-yard Carli Arthurs goal with 21:12 on the clock.SOC: @SFA_Soccer answers immediately. Carli Arthurs scores to increase Ladyjacks’ lead to 4-1 over SHSU. 68:48 expired. #SouthlandStrong pic.twitter.com/VIbXhH8Nda— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) November 1, 2017 While SFA’s league-best defense held strong, the Bearkats continued to threaten with set pieces, racking up three corner kicks before the first 20 minutes were played. 2017 Southland Conference Soccer Tournament HomepageBox Score | Photo GalleryCORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – In a rematch of their regular season finale, Stephen F. Austin and Sam Houston State opened the Southland Conference Soccer Tournament with a high-scoring affair. The Ladyjacks comfortably put away the Bearkats by a score of 4-1. It didn’t take long for SFA to strike again, with Barker finding the back of the net just over three minutes into the second half. The senior weaved her way through the center of the defense and buried a long-range shot into the top left corner from 25 yards out to give the Ladyjacks a quick 2-0 lead.SOC: Hanna Barker makes it 2-0 @SFA_Soccer over @BearkatsSOC. 48:15 expired. Watch https://t.co/FDWfnDejSt. #SouthlandStrong pic.twitter.com/ptjc7wu2ad— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) November 1, 2017 After 45 minutes played, Sam Houston State held the edge in shots 7-4 and corners 4-0.center_img With 23:16 to play, the Bearkats would pull one back, with Carly English making her way to the top of the 18-yard box and firing a left-footed shot into the top right corner to make it a 3-1 game.SOC: @BearkatsSOC goal by Carly English, assist by Meredith Carlson. SFA’s lead now 3-1, midway through 2nd half. https://t.co/FDWfnDejSt pic.twitter.com/XQbuMU6m53— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) November 1, 2017 Stephen F. Austin (12-7-0) will face the winner of No. 3 McNeese vs. No. 6 Abilene Christian in the first semifinal Friday at 4 p.m. on the Southland Digital Network. The first quality chance of the game came as Midfielder of the Year Hanna Barker was fed a perfect through ball into the center of the box just over five minutes in, forcing a low save from junior keeper Christina Hendershot. Barker would put another shot from long range just wide left at the 12:03 mark as the Ladyjacks aggressively hunted for the opening goal. Stephen F. Austin broke through first at the 25:17 mark with freshman Sophia Fondren feeding junior Breanna Moore straight up the middle, who slotted the opening goal past Hendershot for a 1-0 Ladyjack lead which was carried to halftime.SOC: @SFA_Soccer goal by Breanna Moore at 19:32 mark. Assist Sophia Fondren. 1-0 Ladyjacks over SHSU. Watch https://t.co/FDWfnDejSt. pic.twitter.com/LuToTj9otp— Southland Conference (@SouthlandSports) November 1, 2017 The Ladyjacks held strong to their lead in the final stages, securing the 4-1 victory over their Piney Woods rivals and a spot in Friday’s semifinal. The Bearkats end the season with a 7-9-2 record.last_img read more


Prices Sales Remain Hot as Summer Starts

first_img Prices shot up in May even as for-sale inventory showed signs of recovery, according to “”Redfin’s””:http://www.redfin.com/ Real-Time Price Tracker.[IMAGE]The monthly report follows home prices, sales, and inventory across 19 U.S. markets and is based on local databases used by Redfin agents.According to the brokerage’s findings, home prices came in 4.3 percent higher month-over-month and 17.4 percent higher year-over-year in May (to a median $208 per square foot). Eighteen of the 19 markets measured by Redfin saw monthly improvement in prices (Austin being the exception), and all 19 reported yearly increases.Once again, the West proved strongest, with Sacramento, San Francisco, and Las Vegas posting the largest year-over-year price gains: 39.0 percent, 34.7 percent, and 32.5 percent, respectively.Home sales also spiked between April and May, climbing 15.8 percent monthly and 13.7 percent yearly to their highest level since Redfin began compiling the data in January 2010. Fourteen of the 19 markets tracked reported an increase in sales from a year ago, and all 19 saw sales volume rise on a monthly basis.With sales typically peaking in June, Redfin expects another increase in its next report, followed by a tapering off through the rest of the year.The report was released on the same day as the company’s “”special inventory report””:https://themreport.com/articles/inventory-levels-continue-to-grow-in-may-2013-06-17, which showed the number of active listings grew for the second straight month in May. Inventory was still down 22 percent year-over-year, however.””May’s housing market has good news for everyone,”” said Redfin researcher Tim Ellis. “”There are some early signs that the market may be cooling slightly, but for now things are still hot.”” in Data, Government, Origination, Secondary Market, Servicing June 18, 2013 443 Views Agents & Brokers Attorneys & Title Companies For-Sale Homes Home Prices Home Sales Home Values Housing Supply Investors Lenders & Servicers Processing Redfin Service Providers 2013-06-18 Tory Barringercenter_img Prices, Sales Remain Hot as Summer Starts Sharelast_img read more