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Northeast Times | July 16, 2018

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Chs, Khs Girls Soccer Advance To Reg. Quarterfinals

Chs, Khs Girls Soccer Advance To Reg. Quarterfinals

Girls soccer teams from Central High and Keller High are headed for the Class 6A Region 1 Quarterfinals after collecting wins in the first two rounds of the UIL playoffs.

Central finished the season as champion of District 3-6A and dominated 4-6A’s Arlington Lamar 6-1 in its Bi-District matchup Thursday night, then won again in the Area Round on Tuesday, defeating Odessa 3-2 on penalty kicks.

The Chargers now face Mansfield in the Regional Quarterfinals, with a bid to the Regional Tournament on the line. CHS and Mansfield will square off at 6 p.m. Friday, April 6, at HEB ISD’s Pennington Field (1501 Central Drive in Bedford).

Keller High also won its Bi-District Round game, beating Arlington High 1-0. The Indians moved on and defeated El Paso El Dorado 2-1 in the Area Round.

Next up for KHS is Wolfforth Frenship in the Regional Quarterfinals. The Indians and Tigers will meet at 2 p.m. Friday, April 6, at Abilene’s Shotwell Stadium (1525 E. South 11th Street).

In all, Keller ISD sent six of its eight varsity teams to the playoffs this year.

Timber Creek’s girls team finished as runner-up in 3-6A and was also the victor of its Bi-District matchup, defeating Arlington Martin 1-0 on Thursday, April 5. In the Area Round on Tuesday, the Falcons ran into a tough Frenship team, falling 2-0.

Among Keller ISD’s boys soccer teams, Keller High, Fossil Ridge, and Central qualified for the playoffs.

District 3-6A Champions Keller High faced Mansfield on Thursday, April 5, coming away with a 2-1 victory. The Indians drew El Paso Montwood in the Area Round and ended their season with a 2-1 loss to the Rams on Tuesday night.

Fossil Ridge finished second in 3-6A defeated Arlington Lamar 1-0 in the Bi-District Round on Friday, April 6. The Panthers’ season also ended in the Area Round as they fell 2-1 to Wolfforth Frenship.

Central came in fourth place in 3-6A but fell in a tough game to 4-6A Champion Arlington Sam Houston 1-0 in a Bi-District matchup on Thursday, April 5.

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