The Steamboat boys soccer team has made the state playoffs! The Sailors will take on D’Evelyn (4) on Wednesday evening on the road. The Sailors reach the playoffs in 29th in the state. D’Evelyn this year took home their first ever league title as the winner of the Jefferson County League, with a final record of 13-2 and 9-0 in league.
D’Evelyn and Steamboat had one similar opponent during the season in Centaurus. Steamboat lost to Centaurus 4-0 in Steamboat and D’Evelyn lost their final game of the season to Centaurus 3-0.
D’Evelyn had 39 goals on the season with 9 goals from sophomore Wesley Tedstrom(#3), and 7 from senior Christian Denton (#9). Three players have had 5 assists for the Jaguars; Charles Doebbler(#17), Sam Van Sickle (#19) and Jack Draeb(#20). Senor goalkeeper, Chris Linden (#23) has an impressive 1.0 goal against average.
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Wednesday’s game will take place at Lakewood Memorial Field at 6:00 pm, under the lights.
- This year marks the 2nd straight year the Sailors have reached the playoffs with the 29th seed.
- Lakewood Memorial is the home of the Sailors(19) last playoff win, 1-0 against D’Evelyn(14) in 2011.
- In 2009, Steamboat and D’Evelyn played a regular season game in Steamboat during a big snow storm. Steamboat scored the only goal of the game, unfortunately it was an own goal, and the Sailors lost that game 0-1.
- D’Evelyn returns to the playoffs for the first time since 2011(when they lost in the first round to Steamboat) and had a big turn around this year from a 7-9 record in 2013 and 4-9-2 record in 2012.
- If both the Sailors and Battle Mountain (playing Ft. Lupton) win on Wednesday, the league rivals will face each other in the second round of playoffs.
- The Western Slope League was given 1 automatic playoff spot (Summit @ 10), and awarded 2 at large bids to the playoffs (Battle Mountain @ 20 and Steamboat @29).
SteamboatToday.com: Sailors boys soccer makes 4A state playoffs as No. 29 seed
Click here for the full 4A Soccer bracket: http://chsaanow.com/2014-10-19/4a-boys-soccer-state-tournament-bracket-2014/