Soccer district tournaments begin tonight

The quest for postseason glory for area soccer teams begins this evening, as all four local squads battle in district tournament contests.
Nate Thompson
Oct 16, 2012


"Times New Roman"">At Grand Haven, the defending Division 1 state runner-up Bucs face a tough challenge in the opening round, as they host Grandville, a squad that defeated Grand Haven earlier this season. The Bulldogs and Bucs tangle at 7 p.m., with the winner advancing to face either Grand Rapids Union or Hudsonville in the semifinals on Thursday at 5 p.m.

"Times New Roman""> "Times New Roman"">The finals are slated for Saturday at 4 p.m., also at Buccaneer Stadium.

"Times New Roman"">Undefeated and No. 1-ranked Spring Lake looks to continue its stellar season with a district championship. The Lakers, last season’s state runners-up in Division 2, opens with Muskegon at 6 p.m. at Spring Lake Middle School. The winner advances to Thursday’s semifinal against Reeths-Puffer at 6:45.

"Times New Roman"">In the top half of the bracket, Fruitport challenges Coopersville, with the winner moving on to face either Kenowa Hills or Fremont on Thursday at 5 p.m.

"Times New Roman"">The finals will be held at Spring Lake on Saturday at noon.

"Times New Roman"">In the Division 4 district, WMC hosts its first-round matchup tonight against rival Muskegon Catholic Central at 7 p.m.

"Times New Roman"">The winner takes on Algoma Christian on Thursday at Warrior Field at 7 p.m.




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