Notre Dame advances to regional final
The following is an excerpt from the Peoria Journal Star regional soccer roundup.
AT METAMORA: The hosts get a shot at defending Class 2A champion Notre Dame at 6 p.m. Friday for the Class 2A Metamora Regional crown.
Metamora defeated Woodruff 5-0 despite holding a one-goal advantage at halftime.
Max Daniels put the Redbirds (10-7) on the board off an assist from Mike Costello in the 25th minute. Daniels added another goal in the 55th minute.
In Notre Dame’s 8-0 win over Central, the Irish (18-2-1) scored all their goals in the first 15:25 of the match.
“We wanted to get on the board early and often to put the game away,” ND coach Mike Bare said.
Vince Cicciarelli (two goals), Nate Bell (two goals, one assist) and Michael Schrader (goal, assist) led the way.