Girls State Soccer Tournament: Saturday Results
The Soldotna Star girls defeated Northern Lights Conference rival Colony for third place at the ASAA State Soccer Championships on Saturday at Chugiak High School, downing the Knights 3-2. The Stars built a 2-0 lead in the game’s first half on a pair of Miranda Wolfe goals. The Knights tied the game with two goals in the second half. SoHi’s Kelci Benson scored the game-winner with less than five minutes remaining in regulation time.
Dimond High of Anchorage claimed the girls title with a 3-1 victory over Service.
Girls State Soccer Tournament: Day Two Results
The Soldotna Star girls battled Dimond High School in the state championships semi-final, falling to the Lynx 2-0. The Lynx and Stars played a scoreless first half; Dimond netted two goals in the second half.
Boys State Soccer Tournament: Day Two Results
The Soldotna boys and Wasilla boys consolation game was decided on penalty kicks following a scoreless overtime period; Wasilla wins 3-2 to eliminate the Stars.
SoHi and Wasilla were tied after regulation at 2-2. After two 10-minute overtime periods and two five-minute sudden death overtime periods, SoHi and Wasilla each converted their first three penalty kicks. The Stars failed on their fourth kick and Wasilla netted the game winner on its fourth penalty attempt.
Girls State Soccer Tournament: Day One Results
The Soldotna Star girls opened play at the 2013 ASAA State Soccer Championships on Thursday, defeating first-round opponent Grace Christian School 3-0.
The Star girls defense held Grace scoreless, while SoHi recorded a pair of goals by Miranda Wolfe and a lone goal for Kelci Benson.
The SoHi girls advance to the winner’s-bracket, semi-final game on Friday against Anchorage’s Dimond High School. Game time is set for 4:00 p.m. on the Chugiak Field.
Other first round results included: Colony 2 – West Valley 1; Dimond 3 – South 1 OT; Service 5 – Thunder Mountain 0
Boys State Soccer Tournament: Day One Results
The Soldotna boys, the third seed from the NLC, dropped their opening round contest to Anchorage power Dimond High School 8-0.