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.
Here are the all-Southern Nevada, all-region and all-league boys soccer teams, as selected by coaches.
Here are some of the top performances from the week of Oct. 29 to Nov. 3.
Las Vegas’ boys soccer team beat Coronado 3-0 at Rancho to win the Southern Nevada Championship, but neither coach was happy to be playing Monday.
The schedules and scores (when available) for the state boys soccer tournaments are here.
Sergio Aguayo and Drew Bowden scored goals for Las Vegas, and Rodolfo Gomez made five saves as the Wildcats topped Eldorado 2-0 to win their first region title since 2009.
Alfredo Diaz scored a pair of second-half goals, and Coronado defeated Durango 3-0 in the championship game of the Desert Region tournament at Bettye Wilson Soccer Complex.
Western built a three-goal lead during the first half, then hung on to beat Sunrise Mountain 3-2 to earn the Class 4A Southern Region title.
Marcos Delgado scored in the 65th minute and Durango held on to defeat Bishop Gorman 1-0 at Bettye Wilson Soccer Complex.