MILWAUKEE - The WIAA boys soccer state tournament got underway Thursday atUihlein Soccer Park in Milwaukee.
Two teams from our area were in action in Division 1play. Neenah took on Milwaukee Marquette, while Green BayPreble faced Milton.
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MILWAUKEE (AP) - Milwaukee Marquette turned the tables on Neenahat last.
The Hilltoppers, knocked out of the WIAA state boys soccertournament the last two years by Neenah, this time beat the Rockets4-1 in Division 1 quarterfinals.
Sophomore defender Brock Menard scored a pair of goals tolead Marquette (20-2-1). Neenah (16-4-3) was held to two shots ongoal.
The 6-foot-1 Menard used his height and bulk to convert apair of corner kicks from in tight. Menard entered the game withjust one goal this season.
Marquette advances to a semifinal Friday against MequonHomestead (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 AndrewWiedabach and Stephen Sullivan.
In other quarterfinals, Muskego (25-3) beat Madison West 3-0and Milton (15-10) topped Green Bay Preble 2-1.
Muskego's goals were by Tim Dahl, Andy Ksobiech and TimHoffman.
Milton's game-winner was scored by Cole Aschenbrenner on anassist by Adam Lysak in the second period to break a 1-1 tie.
Muskego faces Milton in Friday's other semifinal.
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