NEW MANCHESTER — Oak Glen is turning into one of the premier soccer teams in West Virginia, advancing to two straight state tournaments and, this year, making its first state title game.
BECKLEY — For three straight years, Charleston Catholic had no luck in the Class AA-A girls soccer state championship game.
BECKLEY — Morgantown’s girls and Fairmont Senior’s boys captured prep soccer state tournament titles Saturday, with the Mohigans defeating Hedgesville 3-2 in the AAA girls final and the Polar Bears defeating Robert C. Byrd 2-1 in the Class AA-A boys championship game at the Paul Cline Memori…
BECKLEY — It’ll be an all-northern Class AAA girls soccer championship game after Morgantown defeated Hurricane and Hedgesville edged George Washington, both by 2-1 scores, in the semifinals Friday.
Seven Kanawha Valley prep soccer teams went into the regional round and seven came out, giving all of them berths into the state tournament semifinals, to be held Friday at Paul Cline Memorial Sports Complex in Beckley.
Sitting on the edge of unofficial history, Hurricane forward Bailey Fisher and the Redskins stalled, being shut out in three straight contests.
Hurricane sophomore forward Bailey Fisher is out of this week’s state tournament after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament in the Redskins’ 2-0 Class AAA Region 4 final win over Parkersburg South on Saturday.
Things were starting to unravel a bit for George Washington Saturday afternoon, but Ava Trethewey was there to pick up the pieces. And then some.
Both perennial state powers, the Charleston Catholic boys and girls soccer teams had to show patience and perseverance in marching forward another step in the postseason on Saturday.
WINFIELD — Winfield’s boys and girls soccer teams showed their mettle on a damp Saturday afternoon by winning their respective Class AAA Region 4 Section 2 championships in a highly challenged contest on the boys side and an exemplary effort on the girls side.
HURRICANE — West Virginia’s top two goal scorers met Thursday at Hurricane to decide the winner of the girls Class AAA Region 4 Section 2 soccer title.
WINFIELD — On Wednesday, host Winfield’s boys and girls soccer teams swept a sectional doubleheader to set up a more important one on Saturday.
Last year, the Kanawha Valley sent eight teams to the state tournament in soccer with Winfield, Hurricane, Charleston Catholic and George Washington each qualifying boys and girls squads.
Anna Iquinto scored the game-winning goal in the second half as Morgantown’s girls soccer team defeated Winfield 2-1 Saturday in both teams’ regular-season finale.
With Charleston Catholic coach Amy Mullen and Hurricane coach Shelly Young each expecting their girls soccer squads to be in the hunt for championships again, both scheduled tough closing stretches for their respective teams.
Ripley got two goals in four minutes in the first half and held on for a 2-1 girls soccer win at home against Winfield Thursday night.
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