WINFIELD — After graduating five senior starters, four of the All-State variety, Winfield coach Mike Foster figured the early season would be a learning experience at times.
Charleston Catholic’s boys and girls soccer teams checked the first box in their respective seasons on Saturday afternoon at Shawnee Athletic Complex.
Eleven different players scored goals for South Charleston as the Black Eagles boys soccer team routed Logan 14-0 Saturday in Logan.
As Poca’s boys soccer team was preparing to depart on a bus ride to Winfield for a game Thursday night, it received news that it wouldn’t be playing after all — not just that evening, but for the rest of the season.
George Washington’s Robby Nunley kick from the corner deflected off Cabell Midland’s Jaden Fleshman and into the goal with 1:30 left in the game to give the Patriots a 3-2 boys prep soccer win Thursday in Ona.
Elizabeth Rushworth and Bella Cinco each scored twice as Charleston Catholic took down defending Class AA-A champion Robert C. Byrd 6-2 in girls soccer Saturday in Clarksburg.
WINFIELD — Finally, after years of heartbreaking postseason shortcomings, Winfield finally broke through in 2018, winning its first boys soccer state championship in school history.
For a team that had won four state boys soccer championships over the previous 11 years, it was odd to see George Washington fly under the radar a bit in winning the Class AAA state title a year ago.
As the three-week practice period begins in Putnam County on Monday, a new coach will run be running the show for Hurricane’s boys soccer team.
MORGANTOWN — University boys soccer coach Dustin Talton still remembers what one of Joseph Biafora’s middle school coaches told him years ago, long before the future WVU commit stepped foot on the pitch at Mylan Pharmaceuticals Stadium.
MORGANTOWN — Joe Biafora has long been a leader. The senior led an undefeated University squad to the boys soccer state tournament in Beckley, where the Hawks narrowly lost to George Washington in the semifinals.
CLARKSBURG — Before Khori Miles set foot on the campus of Robert C. Byrd High School, the Flying Eagles had never been in the state boys soccer tournament in consecutive years.
BECKLEY — Little did George Washington High School’s boys soccer players know when they played keepaway as children they were preparing to win a state championship.
BECKLEY — As hard as it is to imagine for a program with its tradition and its four Class AAA state titles, George Washington’s boys soccer team rolled into the state tournament this year a little under the radar.
BECKLEY — Ryan Shrewsbury scored two goals to propel Winfield to a 2-0 win over Robert C. Byrd in the Class AA-A boys soccer state tournament Friday.
As the state soccer tournament opens at Paul Cline Memorial Sports Complex in Beckley on Friday morning, the Kanawha Valley will have its chance to put an emphatic punctuation mark on what has already been a stellar postseason.
As the last line in an experienced, dominant defense, Charleston Catholic’s Ethan Malinoski wasn’t always the busiest player on the field this year, as the Irish carry a mark of 22-1 into this weekend’s boys soccer state tournament in Beckley.
It is too much to say that the Kanawha Valley is the epicenter of prep soccer in West Virginia? Is that laying it on a little too thick?
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