Fall Soccer playoffs coming soonby Andy Morales on Oct. 13, 2013, under Sports
With two games left in their regular season, the Desert Christian girls complete a two-game road sweep this past Friday and Saturday in Northern Arizona to bring their overall record to 15-1-2 and 9-0-1 in section play.
With updated rankings from Sunday morning, the top-ranked Eagles defeated No. 5 Flagstaff Northland Prep 1-0 on Friday on a goal by freshman Kamryrn Padilla (Sarah Butler) in the 28th minute. Senior goalie Lexi Rorrer picked up her 10th shutout of the year.
Desert Christian moved down to the Prescott area on Saturday to defeat No. 9 Chino Valley 4-0. Butler scored on a 3-on-1 play in the 38th and senior Jenna Cray connected on a Direct Kick to go up 2-0.
Cray sent a corner kick in to Butler in the 53rd to go up 3-0 and Cray scored in the 59th for the 4-0 final. Rorrer and freshman Olivia Holz combined for the shutout.
Only 8 teams make the Division IV girl’s playoffs. Desert Christian has two games scheduled this week before hosting a first round game on Thursday night, October 31.
On the boy’s side, No.3 Willcox, No. 4 Benson, No. 5 St. Gregory, No. 6 Nogales Lourdes Catholic and No. 10 Desert Christian appear to be headed to the 12-team playoff bracket. No. 12 Alta Vista is on the edge.
The boys will play into next week.