State soccer opens with Class A quarterfinals

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Published: May. 8, 2023 at 7:28 PM CDT
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Gretna and Papillion-La Vista South advance to face each other in the semis. Gretna opened up the state tournament with an 8-1 win against Lincoln East, six of those eight goals were scored in the first half, three of those six were scored by Michael Stukenholtz. This is a second straight dominating performance by the Dragons at Morrison Stadium after winning the 2022 state title 8-0.

Papio South beat Lincoln Southeast 5-2, Colin Macke scored two of those five goals with one in the first half and another early in the second half. The Titans built a 4-0 lead before winning by three goals. The semifinal will be Friday at noon.

In the other semifinal, Creighton Prep will meet Lincoln Southwest. The Junior Jays beat Omaha South 4-2 after building a 3-1 halftime lead. The Silverhawks beat Columbus 2-1.