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Hebron-Midlothian, Wakeland-Heritage highlight boys soccer playoffs this week
In case you didn't get your fix from last week's Dallas Cup, the North Texas area will feature a handful of quality high school soccer playoff games this week.
Here are a few matchups to keep your eyes on:5A No. 6 Midlothian vs. No. 9 Hebron, 8 p.m. Friday, Southlake Carroll's Dragon Stadium Two of the area's top-10 teams will clash in this area-round playoff. Hebron limped into the playoffs with only one win in its last five games. It was outscored 15-6 during that stretch. Hebron rebounded with a 5-3 victory against Carrollton R.L. Turner in the bi-district round. Midlothian features one of the area's top scorers in Laurence Chamberlain, who has 27 goals this season.
No. 7 Duncanville vs. Flower Mound, 8 p.m. Friday, Pennington Field, Bedford Duncanville enters this game without a loss in more than a month. Flower Mound, though not in our area top-10 rankings, should not be taken lightly. It competed in the highly competitive District 5-5A and had some good results against good teams.
Jesuit vs. No. 10 Rockwall, 8 p.m. Friday, Allen Jesuit's last loss came on Feb. 22, and it escaped the bi-district round with a shoot-out victory against Allen. Rockwall, with a 24-3-0 record, has been one of the most consistent teams in the area. It shutout Garland, 3-0, in bi-district. Keep an eye on Micah Day, who has 22 goals this season.
4A No. 4 Frisco Wakeland vs. No. 1 Frisco Heritage, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Frisco Memorial This is sure to be the most intriguing matchup of the week. Wakeland and Heritage split their regular-season series. Wakeland won the first meeting, 1-0, then Heritage got revenge with a 1-0 win of its own. Heritage has allowed only five goals in its last 10 games. For Wakeland, keep an eye on Corey Cantor, who has a team-high 15 goals, and freshman goalkeeper Ben Hale.