The Oxford Chargers and Lady Chargers claimed respective the Division 2-5A titles on Thursday night with convincing wins over Saltillo.
Led by two goals from James Lear, the Chargers defeated Saltillo 4-1 to secure a home game in the first round of the upcoming playoffs.
Hayden Stewart and Tristen Orman scored Oxford’s other goals.
The Lady Chargers also got some good news Thursday, locking up first their 4-2 victory thanks to a tie-breaker rule that gave OHS the edge over Saltillo.
The tie breaker went down to goals allowed in division play, which OHS had allowed four and SHS five.
Both Oxford squads will close out their regular seasons on Saturday at Lafayette. The Crosstown Classic on the pitch will begin with the boys varsity game at noon. The boys junior varsity game is set for 1:30 p.m., while the varsity girls game and the JV girls game are set for 3 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. (January 20, 2012, Page 7A)