Garcia lifts Purple Knights soccer

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Gazette Staff
Friday, October 16, 2009

Marco Garcia kept the season alive for the Beloit Memorial High School’s boys soccer team Thursday night.

Garcia’s overtime goal lifted the Purple Knights to a 2-1 win over Racine Horlick in a WIAA Division 1 regional final game.

Beloit (16-7-2) plays at top-seeded Kenosha Tremper next Thursday in a sectional semifinal game.

Horlick took a 1-0 lead in the second half on a Marco Perez goal, but Beloit forced the overtime on Joel Stidde’s goal at 71:20.


Racine Horlick 0 1 0—1

Beloit Memorial 0 1 1—1

First Half

H—Marco Perez, 63:02. B—Joel Stidde (Misael Rivas), 71:20.


B—Marco Garcia, 87:13.

Saves—Horlick 7, Luis Gonzalez (B) 3.

-- Badger 4, Stoughton 1—Matric Kotula scored two goals to lead Badger to the regional title.

Badger (22-2-1) trailed 1-0 at half, but tied the game on a Francisco Perez goal in the 43rd minute and took the lead for good on Kotula’s first goal in the 60th minute.

Badger will host Kenosha Bradford, a 3-2 winner over Elkhorn, in a sectional semifinal game next Thursday.


Stoughton 1 0—1

Lake Geneva Badger 0 4—4

First Half

S—Jeremy Veek, 26:00.

Second Half

B—Francisco Perez, 43:00. B—Matric Kotula (Martin Valadez), 60:00. B—Kotula (Chris Georgalas), 73:00. B—Zach Dorn (Kyle Blechner), 78:00.

Saves—Stoughton 12, Brendon Greunwald-Schmitz 3.

Division 2

Dawson Miller scored two first-half goals, and keeper Odi Ochoa helped make those goals stand up as Whitewater High defeated visiting Delafield St. John’s Northwestern Military Academy, 2-1, in a WIAA Division 2 regional final.

Miller took a through ball from Jon Martinez to put the Whippets ahead at the 22:54 mark. The junior then sent a rebound home off a cross from Michael Messier at the 31:51 mark for a 2-0 halftime lead.

The Whippets (14-5) host Delavan-Darien in a sectional semifinal next Thursday.


St. John’s Northwestern 0 1—1

Whitewater 2 0—2

First Half

W—Dawson Miller (Jon Martinez), 22:54. W—Miller, 31:51.

Second Half

SJ—Andy Pole, 47:56.

Saves—Chris Wagner (SJ) 8, Odi Ochoa (W) 4.

-- Delavan-Darien 2, Pewaukee 2 (4-3 shootout)—The host Comets battled back from a 2-0 deficit en route to the Division 2 regional final win.

Tomas Torres tied the game at 2-2 early in second half, and the Comets (17-4-1) won the shootout thanks to two saves from Evan Mansfield.

Delavan-Darien will play at Whitewater in a sectional final game Thursday. Whitewater defeated the Comets, 1-0, in a regular season game.


(Delavan-Darien won shootout , 4-3)

Pewaukee 2 0 0 0—2

Delavan-Darien 1 1 0 0—2

First Half

P—Tony Trahan (David Reese), 11:00. P—Josh Baker (Trahan), 14:00. DD—Chris Doerr (Travis Lietzke), 26:00.

Second Half

DD—Tomas Torres, 51:00.

Saves—Sean O’Toole (P) 15, Evan Mansfield (DD) 17.

Delavan-Darien shootout goals—Mark Armato, Carlos Lemus, Torres, Doerr.

-- McFarland 2, Monroe 1—The host Spartans scored the lone goal of the second half to win the Division 2 regional final game.

McFarland host Madison Edgewood in a sectional semifinal game Thursday.


Monroe 1 0—1

McFarland 1 1—2

First Half

McF—Grill (LaReau), 27:00. Mon—Aurit (Gross), 37:00.

Second Half

McF—Reinke (LaReau), 56:00.

Saves—Steurer (Mo) 11, Juszczyk (Mc) 8.


Madison Edgewood 0 1—1

Mount Horeb 0 0—0

Second Half

ME—Reynolds (Owen), 46:29.

Saves—Blair (E) 6, Sielaff (MH) 7.

Last updated: 11:43 am Thursday, December 13, 2012

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