Return of the Battle on the Border X | News
SHREVEPORT, La. – Coaches, athletes and soccer followers from everywhere in the ArkLaTex are getting equipped for the Battle on the Border X on Friday and Saturday on the Independence Stadium in Shreveport.
Battle on the Border X options native, state and regional powerhouse highschool soccer applications. It consists of 4 video games over two days, offering a slate of weekend video games for highschool soccer followers.
Because of harm in addition to uncertainty within the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, the John Curtis Christian Patriots have cancelled their look. The Ruston Excessive College Bearcats have agreed to interchange them.
“Our ideas and prayers are with everybody in south Louisiana affected by Hurricane Ida,” mentioned Joe Mero, Shreveport Public Meeting and Recreation assistant director. “John Curtis has been a loyal participant within the Battle on the Border for years and we hate to see the Patriots have to tug out of the showcase, however utterly perceive that soccer shouldn’t be their precedence proper now.”
“Ruston had an open date in week two, so I spoke to educate Jerrod Baugh and he agreed to convey the Bearcats to Shreveport,” mentioned Mero. “I am grateful to Ruston and Coach Baugh for taking this recreation on such brief discover.”
The Bearcats have been initially slated to play the Archbishop Rummel Raiders in week two, however Rummel, which is in Metairie, was additionally affected by the hurricane.
This 12 months’s lineup contains the next: C.E Byrd Yellowjackets vs. Tioga Indians, Woodlawn Knights vs. Southwood Cowboys, Oxford Chargers vs. Ruston Bearcats and Leesville Wampus Cats vs. Captain Shreve Gators.
Tickets for the Battle on the Border X begin at $10 for superior normal admission, and one ticket is sweet for all 4 showcase video games.
Click on here for extra data on the Battle on the Border X showcase and scheduling.