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Tigers, ‘Cats advance; Oct. 11 district boys soccer roundup

4A District 5-6 tournament

At the Idaho Falls Soccer Complex, Idaho Falls overcame an early deficit to defeat Preston 3-1 in an elimination game.

Joseph Harris scored both of the Tigers’ first half goals to help propel his team to victory.

“Joseph played a good game for us today,” Tigers head coach Ryan Cook said. “He had a pair of good looking goals. They were really well struck.”

The Tigers led 2-1 at halftime. Vitor Silva scored the final goal of the match on a penalty kick.

“I wanted nothing more than to tell the kids we are practicing tomorrow,” Cook said. “And when I said it after the game, the boys cheered.”

Idaho Falls (8-7-1) plays Saturday at 1 p.m. at Century (10-4-5) in a winner-to-state game.

5A District 5-6 boys tournament

MADISON 3, HIGHLAND 0: At Rexburg, Madison preserved its season with a 3-0 win over Highland.

Jacob Christensen got the Bobcats on the board first. Jose Perez scored goal number two and Tim Jack scored the final goal for the Bobcats. All three goals came in the first half.

Madison (6-8-2) travels to Rigby (10-7-0) on Saturday for a 1 p.m. winner-to-state game.

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