Sergio Aguayo scored three goals — part of a stretch of four Las Vegas tallies in eight minutes — as the Wildcats defeated Coronado 5-1 to win the Class 4A state boys soccer championship at Bettye Wilson Soccer Complex.
The Warriors regrouped after a stagnant first half to score three goals in a 25-minute span en route to their first boys soccer state championship at the Bettye Wilson Soccer Complex.
Goalie Kirsten Kircher made 12 saves, and Camden Berry and Kennedy Enus led the defense as Bishop Gorman held off Palo Verde’s late rally for a 3-2 win at Bettye Wilson Soccer Complex.
Ava Seelenfreund finished with a hat trick and an assist as the Wolverines overwhelmed Pahrump Valley 7-0 to advance to the state championship game at noon Saturday against South Tahoe (24-2).
Rigo Carrasco scored in the second minute, and Las Vegas High added three second-half goals to run away from Durango 4-0 Friday night in the Class 4A boys state soccer semifinals.
Mauricio Muniz took a pass down the left sideline, made a move past a Sparks defender and converted a goal from about 25 yards in the second overtime, giving the Warriors a 3-2 victory in the Class 3A state semifinals at Bettye Wilson Park.
The Cougars held on for that 2-1 victory over host Faith Lutheran in the Class 4A state quarterfinals on Thursday, earning a semifinal matchup against Northern Region champion Galena.
Josue Ruiz made 10 saves, and Alfredo Diaz scored in the 73rd minute in the Cougars’ 1-0 victory over Eldorado on Thursday in the Class 4A state boys soccer quarterfinals at Faith Lutheran.
The Durango boys soccer team has been good enough to reach the region title game the past three years, but after Saturday’s 3-0 loss to Coronado in the Desert Region final, the Trailblazers have fallen short three years in a row.