By Mike Bruu, TSB Sports Editor
Soccer playoffs are officially underway for both 4A and 5A, with the McKinney North Lady Bulldogs looking to advance to the sectional round next week with a win versus Carrollton Creekview. Meanwhile, the Boyd boys and girls teams would begin its playoff journeys in the Bi-district round on Thursday night. Below are scores and recaps from the playoff matches around MISD:
McKinney North Girls:
The Lady Bulldogs shutout Carrollton Creekview 4-0 on Thursday night in the UIL Area round match at The Colony, advancing to the sectional round next week.
Sadie Decker, Alon Encalade, Belicia Mendiola, and Hadlie Tucker all scored goals in the match for the Lady Bulldogs.
North will face Frisco Liberty in the sectional round next week, with location and time TBD. Liberty defeated Little Elm 4-2 in the Area round match on Thursday night at Frisco Lone Star.
McKinney Boyd Boys:
The Broncos shut out Richardson Berkner 2-0 in the UIL Bi-District round match on Thursday night, advancing to next week’s Area round match.
Connor Kennedy and Ryan Trayner each scored goals in the match for Boyd as the 10-5A regular season champions rebounded from their 3-2 loss versus McKinney last Friday night.
Boyd will face Mesquite Horn in the Area round next week, with location and time TBD. Horn defeated South Garland 5-2 in two overtimes on Thursday night.
McKinney Boyd Girls:
The Lady Broncos’ state title hopes continue after shutting out Sunset 2-0 in the UIL Bi-District round match at Kincaide Stadium on Thursday night.
Chloe Fifer and Katie Foster notched goals in the match for Boyd in the winning effort.
Boyd will face Sachse next week in the Area round, with location and time TBD. Sachse topped North Mesquite 4-1 at Mesquite Memorial Stadium on Thursday night.
McKinney High Boys:
For TSB’s Game of the Week coverage of the Bulldogs, please click here to see Colin Bado’s story on their opening playoff game.
Photos by provided by Kellie Anfosso (McKinney North girls game) and Jennifer Santos (McKinney Boyd boys game). Please view the Image Gallery below for many more pictures.