Archive for Saturday, November 7, 2009

De Soto state soccer: Live updates

November 7, 2009, 11:56 a.m.

Updated: November 7, 2009, 12:50 p.m.

Rose Hill held off a furious second half by De Soto as the Wildcats fired shots on goal repeatedly but were unable to score.

Rose Hill wins, 2-0, and finishes third at state. De Soto ends its season fourth in Class 4-1A.

1:33 p.m. update — De Soto continues to attack during the second half but has been unable to find the net. Eight minutes remain.

1:15 p.m. update — De Soto regrouped at halftime and has come out strong. The Wildcats have dominated action so far this half, but they have been unable to score. They've fired four shots, including two recently that were blocked.

Rose Hill continues to lead, 2-0, with 25 minutes left in regulation.

12:50 p.m. update — Rose Hill leads 2-0 at halftime.

12:34 p.m. update — Rose Hill has scored again. The Rockets had a two-on-one breakaway and punched home a goal for a 2-0 lead at the midpoint of the first half.

12:20 p.m. update — Rose Hill scored off of a cross and took a 1-0 lead in the seventh minute. The Rockets have been in control of the game so far.

11:50 a.m. update — Welcome to Towanda, Kan., and the Class 4-1A boys soccer state tournament.

De Soto High School and Rose Hill are about to kick off in their consolation match.

The Wildcats lost to Berean Academy, 2-0, during Friday's semifinal match. Rose Hill fell in a shootout to St. James Academy.

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