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Dimond, Colony will battle for boys soccer championship

  • Author: Anchorage Daily News
  • Updated: May 26, 2018
  • Published May 26, 2018

Dimond and Colony will clash for the Division I boys state soccer championship on Saturday.

Dimond defeated West 3-1 and Colony crushed Lathrop 9-0 in Friday's semifinal games at Service High.

Colony will be playing in the title match for the third time in six years. In 2014, the Knights outlasted Dimond 3-2 in overtime to win the state championship.

Dimond's last title came in 2015.

In the Division II tournament for smaller schools, Kenai Central and Juneau rode semifinal shutouts into Saturday's title match.

Kenai blanked Homer 2-0 and Juneau beat North Pole 3-0.

In Friday's fourth-place games, Service beat South 4-3 in Division I play and Kodiak nipped Grace Christian 2-1 in Division II action,

ASAA/First National Bank boys state soccer

Division I

Friday's results

Colony 9, Lathrop 1, semifinal

Dimond 3, West 1, semifinal

Service 4, South 3, 4th place

Saturday's matches

1 p.m. – West vs. Lathrop, 3rd place (Eagle River)

7 p.m. – Dimond vs. Colony, championship (Service)

Division II

Friday's results

Kenai 2, Homer 0, semifinal

Juneau 3, North Pole 0, semifinal

Kodiak 2, Grace Christian 1, 4th place

Saturday's matches

9 a.m. – Homer vs. North Pole, 3rd place (Eagle River)

1 p.m. – Kenai vs. Juneau, championship (Service)

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