Eddies, Bobcats pick up first-round wins

Published 1:28 pm Saturday, May 25, 2024

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NILES — The Edwardsburg soccer team advanced to the Michigan High School Athletic Association Division 2 District soccer semifinals with a 4-2 win over host Niles Thursday.

The Eddies advanced to the semifinals against district host Vicksburg 4-0 to move onto Tuesday’s match.

In the other half of the bracket, St. Joseph blanked Sturgis 8-0 to advance to the first semifinal at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday against arch rival Lakeshore. The Vicksburg-Edwardsburg match is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.

The Division 2 District championship match is set for 7 p.m. Thursday.


Division 3

Buchanan, which received a first-round bye, will host South Haven at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

The Rams advanced to the semifinals with a 7-0 win over Hartford.

In the other half of the bracket, Three Rivers will host Constantine at 5 p.m. Tuesday. The Wildcats defeated Dowagiac 5-1 in the quarterfinals.

Dowagiac will host the championship match at 5 p.m. Friday.


Division 4

Brandywine edged Covert 2-1 in the quarterfinals to advance to Tuesday’s semifinal against Michigan Lutheran, which edged host Bridgman 2-1.

The Titans and Bobcats will square off in the semifinals at 5 p.m. at Bridgman.

In the other half of the bracket, Our Lady of the Lake will face Coloma in the other semifinal Tuesday.

The Lakers blanked New Buffalo 7-0, while Coloma edged arch rival Watervliet 2-1 in quarterfinals.

The championship match is scheduled for 3 p.m. Friday.

Individual scoring was unavailable. at press time.