By: Matt Rothman
Marjory Stoneman Douglas’s quest for a State Championship continues, with a pair of soccer teams looking for a title.
The girls soccer team claimed the top seed in Regionals, coming off their dominant run in the District Championship. The Eagles went 10-1-2 in the regular season before outscoring their opponents 12-0 to begin the postseason.
They will have a rematch against Coral Glades on February 13 at 5 p.m. after beating them 3-0 in the final. The Jaguars slid into Regionals as the eighth seed and are 9-7-2 this year.
The winner of this game will play either Coral Reef or Western High School, while Cypress Bay, Charles W. Flanagan, Palmetto, and Dooral Academy all qualified as well.
The boys soccer team is also coming off a District Championship and will be seeded fourth. They are 7-5-3 and will play fifth-seeded Palmetto High School on February 13. The Panthers are 8-6-2 this year and lost in the District Championship Game to Ferguson High School.
If the Eagles are to win, they will play either top-seeded Doral Academy or Coral Reef, while Cypress Bay, Monarch, Christopher Columbus, and Coral Gables High School all qualified.
For the basketball teams, The boys are seeded third in the upcoming District Championship and will play Deerfield Beach High School in the opening round on Tuesday, February 6.
The girls will also play Deerfield Beach High School in the opening round of Districts on Monday, February 5.
- Matt Rothman is a 2018 graduate from Florida Gulf Coast University receiving his bachelor’s degree in journalism and then graduated from the University of Florida as a graduate student. He also works for the Mohave Valley Daily News in Bullhead City, Arizona covering high school sports.
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