Middle Park soccer to host playoff game Friday after winning last two games
The Middle Park boys soccer team will host the school’s first ever home playoff game at 2 p.m. Friday when the Panthers face Jefferson Academy in the opening round of the Class 3A state championships.
Middle Park won the right to host after winning its last two contests of the regular season to finish the year 12-3, which broke the school record for most wins in a season.
On Friday, Middle Park defeated Skyview Academy 3-0 with goals from Chris Orear, Gustavo Galaviz and Akram Hanna. Galaviz and Hanna also had one assist each, as goalkeeper Ethan Ruttenberg recorded the shutout with seven saves.
On Wednesday, the Panthers beat Jefferson 2-1. Dylan Christenson and Adrian Rios accounted for Middle Park’s goals while Cade Jones and Galaviz each recorded an assist.
Editor’s note: This report has been updated to reflect the day of Middle Park’s playoff game has been changed due to weather.
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