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El Dorado won both the boys and girls soccer titles Saturday at the Simmons First/Larry's Pizza Invitational at Memorial Stadium.

The round robin format saw the Lady Wildcats go undefeated while the Wildcats went 2-0-1.

El Dorado's boys had to rally to tie Warren 1-1 in the late game. Jesus Loredo finished off a corner kick from Luis Torres to tie the game and give the Wildcats the tournament.

The Wildcats beat Monticello 4-0 and Sheridan 4-0.

Torres, Franklin Ruiz, Brooks Coan and Greysen Hubbard had goals against the Billies, who tied El Dorado 3-3 in the season opener on Tuesday. Torres, Manny Olmos and Santiago Schrader scored against the Yellowjackets.

The Lady Wildcats beat Monticello 6-1. Cami Lowrey and Hannah McAllister each scored twice with Madi Bonsall and Nynzie Davis both adding goals. El Dorado then shut out Sheridan 9-0 behind Bonsall's hat trick. McAllister scored twice with Carson Henry, Autumn Seeman, Adia Olmos and Lowrey scoring goals.

The Lady Wildcats topped Warren 5-0 in the late game. McAllister and Seeman scored two goals apiece and Lowery added one.

El Dorado coach Neville Matthews was particularly pleased with the performance of El Dorado's boys, who had a tougher road to the championship.

"All the games were tough games. Monticello is not shabby and Warren is very good. I'm really proud of the guys for the way they played that game last night," said Matthews. "If we can play up to that level when we get into conference, we'll be O.K. Warren is a formidable foe. I think if we can play at that level, we'll be O.K."

The Lady Wildcats improved to 4-0 on the season.

"I don't feel like we were tested. I'm worried about them getting a false sense of security," Matthews said of the El Dorado girls. "The truth is, we did what we were supposed to do by winning the tournament. We were the strongest team there. Really I feel like we kind of coasted. They relaxed."

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