Jesuit and DeSmet take brackets

[GATEWAY SOCCER CLASSIC] Jesuit of Carmichael, Calif., and hometown DeSmet won the Bracket A and Bracket B, respectively, at the Gateway City Soccer Classic, the St. Louis area tournament that attracted 54 boys teams from 10 states: Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Wisconsin, Kentucky, Colorado, Rhode Island, California, Virginia, and Indiana.

Jesuit got goals from Evan Barrett and Kyle Clark to beat Overland Park (Kan.) St. Thomas Aquinas, 2-0, in the Bracket A final.

Cherry Creek (Colo.) beat Peoria (Ill.) Notre Dame on penalty kicks for third place in Bracket A.

In Bracket B, DeSmet won a battle of perennial St. Louis Catholic powers as it beat Vianney, 3-1, on a hat trick from striker Kaleb Jackson. DeSmet had gone into the week unranked in the STLhighschoolSPORTS.com poll.

Third place went to Eureka (Mo.) with a 7-3 win over Belleville (Ill.) West.

Glenbrook North (Ill.) won Bracket C in a shootout over Ft. Zumwalt South (Mo.), while Liberty (Mo.) captured Bracket D with a 2-1 win over Mehlville (Mo.).

St. Dominic (Mo.), Chaminade (Mo.) and Rockton Hononegah (Ill.) took pool titles.

The tournament was played at 12 locations in Missouri and Illinois.
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