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Jacksonville advances to 3-A state soccer ultimate – WNCT

KITTY HAWK, N.C. (WNCT) — Jacksonville Excessive Faculty’s soccer crew is heading to the Class 3-A state title recreation.

The Cardinals hit the street and beat First Flight, 2-1, on Wednesday in the 3-A Eastern Regional title game. Jack Leary tied the sport with 13:09 left. Cam Askins gained it with a penalty kick with 8:54 left.

Jacksonville (18-7-2), the No. 8 seed within the East, will face Western Regional champion Hickory (21-2-3), a No. 10 seed, on Saturday within the title recreation in Greensboro. In response to Chris Miller of The Each day Information in Jacksonville, it’s the primary time Jacksonville has reached a state ultimate since 2013. The sport with Hickory is a rematch of the 2012 state ultimate. Jacksonville gained that recreation, 2-1 in extra time.

It was additionally a fairly good night time for different groups from the Japanese North Carolina space.

In Class 1-A, Rosewood beat Voyager, 3-0, to win the Japanese Regional title. Rosewood (23-2), the No. 1 seed, will face Western Regional champion Christ the King (18-3-5), additionally a No. 1 seed.

In Class 2-A, Clinton, the No. 4 seed, beat No. 3 Manteo 1-0 within the Japanese Regional ultimate. Clinton (22-2-3) will face Western Regional champion Owen (21-2-1), the No. 10 seed, within the state ultimate. Owen beat Lincoln Constitution, 5-4.

Cardinal Gibbons won the 4-A East final, 3-1 over Apex Friendship. Weddington gained the 4-A West ultimate, 2-1 over Audrey Kell.

The entire state ultimate video games will probably be performed in Browns Summit at MacPherson Stadium, residence of the NC Fusion.

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