Updated: Friday, 07 Nov 2008, 8:00 AM CST
Published : Friday, 07 Nov 2008, 7:37 AM CST
MILWAUKEE - The WIAA boys soccer state tournament got underway Thursday at
Uihlein Soccer Park in Milwaukee.
Two teams from our area were in action in Division 1 play. Neenah took on Milwaukee Marquette, while Green Bay Preble faced Milton.
Watch the video at the left for highlights.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Milwaukee Marquette turned the tables on Neenah
The Hilltoppers, knocked out of the WIAA state boys soccer tournament the last two years by Neenah, this time beat the Rockets 4-1 in Division 1 quarterfinals.
Sophomore defender Brock Menard scored a pair of goals to lead Marquette (20-2-1). Neenah (16-4-3) was held to two shots on goal.
The 6-foot-1 Menard used his height and bulk to convert a pair of corner kicks from in tight. Menard entered the game with just one goal this season.
Marquette advances to a semifinal Friday against Mequon Homestead (18-4-3), which was a 2-1 winner over Eau Claire Memorial (19-5-2) in another quarterfinal.
Homestead took a 2-0 lead on first-period goals by Andrew Wiedabach and Stephen Sullivan.
In other quarterfinals, Muskego (25-3) beat Madison West 3-0 and Milton (15-10) topped Green Bay Preble 2-1.
Muskego's goals were by Tim Dahl, Andy Ksobiech and Tim Hoffman.
Milton's game-winner was scored by Cole Aschenbrenner on an assist by Adam Lysak in the second period to break a 1-1 tie.
Muskego faces Milton in Friday's other semifinal.