Oklahoma state soccer playoff capsules
BY ERIC BAILEY World Sports Writer
Tuesday, May 08, 2012
5/08/12 at 3:15 AM
Edmond North (11-3) at Jenks (15-0), 6 p.m.: Jenks has scored 13 goals through two playoff games ... Marlo Zoller and Liz Keester are the team's top threats on offense ... Edmond North is the two-time defending state champion ... North is led by junior Courtney Dike's 23 goals.
Bishop Kelley (15-0) at Edmond Memorial (13-2), 7 p.m.: Comets have won 12 state championships in last 13 years ... Kelley has been anchored by players such as Katie Sprouse, Bailey Haydock, Claire Kelley and Kristie Wilburn ... Coach Troy Tokarchik says the year has been a total team effort ... Edmond Memorial has won back-to-back 3-2 matches in playoffs ... Player to watch is Jasmine Pascoe.
Edmond Deer Creek (11-1) at Booker T. Washington (10-2), 6 p.m.: Hornets have had a "team-first" attitude ... Washington has won 10 of 11 matches ... Keeper Jane Eagleton has only allowed one goal in her playoff debut, and defender Natalie Mulkey is shoring up the back ... Deer Creek has allowed only one goal in last 10 matches.
Coweta (13-1) at Carl Albert (10-5), 7 p.m.: Top-ranked Coweta will play in the semifinal round for the second consecutive season ... Cheyenne Hurt and Miranda Jarvis have 16 goals apiece ... Rachel Pack has five assists for the Tigers ... Senior Ciara Mitchell is the team's top scorer.
Harrah (13-2) at Verdigris (12-3), 6:30 p.m.: Verdigris has played in the 4A state title game for three consecutive years ... defending champs are led by Caitlyn Hanslovan, Summer Witt, Aubrey Lindsey, Taylor Supernaw and Jade Graves ... Harrah has won eight straight, including two shoot-outs and an overtime contest.
Wagoner (12-3) at Bethany (12-4), 7 p.m.: Wagoner has won three playoff games, including two that have been overtime triumphs ... Bulldogs are led by Emily Goodwin, who has six playoff goals ...Bethany has won seven consecutive matches and has only allowed one goal during that span.
Edmond North (12-2) at Union (12-1-1), 8 p.m.: Redskins have outscored opponents 7-1 in two playoff wins ... Union is paced by Cristian Mata (21 goals, 7 assists) and Dylan Beaird (10 and 7) ... Keeper Adam Holt has six shutouts this season ... Edmond North's Cody Cook (seven goals) and Trevor Moore (six) set the pace offensively ... The Huskies are on an eight-game winning streak.
Broken Arrow (9-3) at Norman North (13-0), 7:30 p.m.: The Tigers are aiming for a second consecutive state championship ... BA has been paced by Bryan Santiago and Tyler Hill ... The key, BA coach Alex Miranda says, is the team being unselfish offensively and defensively ... Brandon Little Axe is the team's top scorer, while Mauro Cichero is a playmaker to watch.
Carl Albert (10-4) at Cascia Hall (12-3), 7 p.m.: Commandos looking for first 5A title after winning five of last six 4A crowns ... Senior keeper Danny Price has two playoff shutouts this year ... Max Lopez had two goals and two assists in playoffs ... Osvaldo Olmos and Pedro Nava also have scored.
Booker T. Washington (12-0) at Northwest Classen (10-5), 8 p.m.: The Hornets are unbeaten this year, overcoming last year's quarterfinal loss to East Central ... Washington is led by Tom Carwile, Jasen Kingsley, Colin Green and Brian Gray ... Keeper Luis Bustos has been strong as well ... Northwest Classen has won eight consecutive matches.
Santa Fe South (12-3) at Miami (8-6): Miami is living on the edge, with back-to-back playoff triumphs coming in shoot-outs ... Santa Fe South opened season with two losses and took off from there ... Saints have outscored opponents 9-0 in playoffs.
Poteau (12-4) at Mount Saint Mary (11-2), 6 p.m.: Poteau has taken the scenic route in the playoffs, with its fourth consecutive road game ... Pirates have won nine of 10 matches, with only loss in overtime to Heavener ... Poteau overcame that with 4-2 win ... Rockets had lost final two regular-season games, but grabbed three straight playoff wins.
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