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Posted On: 01/4/22 8:21 AM

This year’s National Elite Prep Showcase was thrown for a loop when two of the nation’s top girls soccer teams had to drop out of the prestigious event in connection with travel issues. Harvard-Westlake (Calif.) and current FAB 50 No. 3 Carondelet (Calif.) were unable to make the trek to Texas for this week’s event. Still, the field is loaded with top teams.

Here are some of Monday’s Day 1 top performers:

D Skyleigh Arnold Skyleigh Arnold D TX , Boerne Champion (Texas), Jr. -- Key part of a defense that held Plano West to a single goal.

GK Lilly Bracken, Bishop Lynch (So.) -- The sophomore played only the second half and posted a clean 40 minutes that included five saves -- three of them on 1v1s.

F Audrey Bryant Audrey Bryant F Ursuline Academy | 2025 TX , Ursuline Academy (Texas), Fr. -- Talk about an impact freshman! Bryant netted Ursuline Academy’s first three goals and assisted on the fourth for the nationally ranked program.

D Courtlyn Cook Courtlyn Cook D Guyer | 2024 TX , Denton Guyer (Texas), So. --  Controlled the back line, made several 1v1 plays to prevent shots on goal, slowed down their dynamic offense multiple times but stepping to win the ball and the 1v1.

M Skyleigh Arnold Skyleigh Arnold D TX , Boerne Champion (Texas), Jr. -- Key part of a defense that held Plano West to a single goal. GK Lilly Bracken, Bishop Lynch (So.) -- The sophomore played only the second half and posted a clean 40 minutes that included five saves -- three of them on 1v1s. F Audrey Bryant Audrey Bryant F Ursuline Academy | 2025 TX , Ursuline Academy (Texas), Fr. -- Talk about an impact freshman! Bryant netted Ursuline Academy’s first three goals and assisted on the fourth for the nationally ranked program. D Courtlyn Cook Courtlyn Cook D Guyer | 2024 TX , Denton Guyer (Texas), So. --  Controlled the back line, made several 1v1 plays to prevent shots on goal, slowed down their dynamic offense multiple times but stepping to win the ball and the 1v1. M Kennedy Fuller Kennedy Fuller F Southlake Carroll HS | 2025 TX , Southlake Carroll (Texas), Fr. -- Fuller made an impactful varsity debut, scoring a goal and serving up an assist. F Brook Hatzman, Ursuline Academy (Texas), Jr. -- Scored the fourth goal to put the game away, and she held ball very well. DMF Hampton Hohenberger Hampton Hohenberger F TX , Nolan Catholic (Texas), So. -- Hohenberger runs the show as a holding midfielder and is always available as a link and a consistent ball winner. M Madeleine Landstad, Denton Guyer (Texas), Sr. -- Dominated the middle of the field in air, won several 50/50 balls. OB Elena Rodriguez, Nolan Catholic (Texas), So. -- Rodriguez is one of Nolan’s most technical players, and her ability to not only defend 1v1 but also gets into the attack as one of Nolan’s most dangerous attacking players. D Bailey Romack, Bishop Lynch (Texas), So. -- She won almost every ball and shut down some of the best forwards in the state. M Sisley Stephens Sisley Stephens M TX , Denton Guyer (Texas), Sr. -- Scored Guyer’s goal and was a dominant player all over the field. She had several big plays in the middle to slow down the opponent’s attack and even more plays to set up Guyer’s. D Shelby Streicher Shelby Streicher D TX , Boerne Champion (Texas), Sr. -- Key part of a defense that held Plano West to a single goal. CD Bella Tankersley, Nolan Catholic (Texas), Sr. -- Tankersley is a solid center back who locks down the back keeping everything in front of her, and is so poised with her range of passes to start the attack. M Maddie Tiffany, Ursuline Academy (Texas), Jr. -- Served up two assists in a strong team showing. M Carys Torgesen Carys Torgesen M TX , Marcus (Texas), Jr. -- Torgesen had a goal and two assists to pace Marcus’ offense. M Kenzi Tufts Kenzi Tufts M Southlake Carroll | 2024 TX , Southlake Carroll (Texas), So. -- Kicked off the season with a goal and one assist in Carroll’s win over fellow FAB 50-ranked Hockaday. F Reneta Vargas, Coppell (Texas), Sr. -- The UT-Rio Grande Valley signee scored both of Coppell’s goals in a win over Bishop Lynch. Day 1 Results FAB 50 No. 4 Southlake Carroll (Texas) 3, FAB 50 No. 15 Hockaday School (Texas) 1. SLC:  Zoe Matthews Zoe Matthews F TX ( Hanna Khan Hanna Khan F TX ),  Kennedy Fuller Kennedy Fuller F Southlake Carroll HS | 2025 TX (Kenzie Tufts), Tufts (Fuller). HS: Amber Baker (JoJo Ma). FAB 50 No. 7 Marcus 4, FAB 50 No. 20 Round Rock (Texas) 1. M:  Carys Torgesen Carys Torgesen M TX (Maddie Reynolds),  Piper Hemperly Piper Hemperly M TX (Torgesen),  Paige Dickson Paige Dickson D TX , Bella Campos (Torgesen). RR:  Alycia Buenaventura Alycia Buenaventura F TX (Avery Quinn). FAB 50 No. 8 Coppell (Texas) 2, Bishop Lynch (Texas) 0. C: Reneta Vargas (Monica Maralas), Vargas ( Bailey Peek Bailey Peek D TX ). FAB 50 No. 14 Ursuline Academy (Texas) 4, Byron Nelson (Texas) 2. UA:  Audrey Bryant Audrey Bryant F Ursuline Academy | 2025 TX (Maddie Tiffany), Bryant ( Caroline Wagner Caroline Wagner D TX ), Bryant ( Emma Fitzgerald Emma Fitzgerald M TX ), Brook Hatzmann (Bryant). BN: Lucy Ochos (Grace Berry), Maleah Moya ( Shelby Erskine Shelby Erskine M TX ). FAB 50 No. 27 Grapevine 1, Denton Guyer (Texas) 1. G: Kasten Merrill, DG: Sisley Stephens Sisley Stephens M TX . FAB 50 No. 42 Nolan Catholic (Texas) 2, Katy Jordan (Texas) 0. NC: Sierra Padilla (Elena Rodriguez), Avery Hutka Avery Hutka M TX (Savannah Meyers) Plano West (Texas) 1, Boerne Champion (Texas) 1. PW: Hailey Adkins (Bubba Sion). BC: Mack Arendall (Mya Serda). Keller (Texas) 0, St Agnes (Texas) 0.

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