Bel Air boys, El Dorado girls soccer teams capture Area championships

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Just two days after beating Canutillo in the Bi-District Round, the Bel Air boys soccer team proved they are a state contender with a 3-0 win over Amarillo on Monday in Midland, Texas. Omar Zamora, Bryan Guzman, and Gonzalo Padilla all netted goals for the Highlanders, who advance to the Regional Quarterfinals. Bel Air will play the winner of Tuesday’s Area Round game between Eastlake and Rider.

The El Dorado girls soccer team also advances to the Regional Quarterfinals with their improbable win on Monday over Wichita Falls in Midland, Texas. They Aztecs trailed 2-1 in double overtime when Vanessa Gonzalez found the back of the net as time expired to force penalty kicks. Riley Perez would eventually score the goal in PK’s that sends the Aztecs to the Regional Quarterfinals where they will meet the winner of Chapin and Aledo.

High School Soccer Playoffs – Area Round Schedule/Results

Monday, April 1

Boys – Class 5A
-Bel Air def. Amarillo, 3-0 (Highlanders advance to Regional Quarterfinals)

Boys – Class 4A
-Lake View def. Mountain View, 1-0 (Lobos eliminated)
 
Girls – Class 5A
-El Dorado def. Wichita Falls, 3-2 {5-4} (Aztecs advance to Regional Quarterfinals)
-Lubbock Coronado def. Eastwood, 4-0 (Troopers eliminated)

Girls – Class 4A
-Lake View def. Mountain View, 1-0 (Lobos eliminated)
 
Tuesday, April 2

Boys – Class 5A
-Del Valle vs. Lubbock Cooper, 11 a.m. MDT – Artesia, NM
-Eastlake vs. Rider, 11 a.m. MDT – Midland, TX
-Jefferson vs. Wichita Falls, 5 p.m. MDT – Odessa, TX

Boys – Class 4A
-San Elizario vs. Pampa, 1 p.m. MDT – Midland, TX

Girls – Class 6A
-Franklin vs. L.D. Bell, 12 p.m. MDT – San Angelo, TX

Girls – Class 5A
-El Paso vs. Rider, 9 a.m. MDT – Midland, TX
-Chapin vs. Aledo, 6 p.m. MDT – Midland, TX

Girls – Class 4A
-San Elizario vs. Pampa, 3 p.m. MDT – Midland, TX

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