Trojans begin post-season soccer play in Serena Regional


SERENA – The Mendota soccer team will begin its post-season tournament action in the Serena Class 1A Regional. The Trojans are the top seed in their sub-sectional.

The tournament will kick off with two games – Yorkville Christian at Newark and Sandwich at DePue. The winner of the Yorkville Christian-Newark contest will advance to battle Mendota at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, while the Sandwich-DePue winner will face Serena on Wednesday, Oct. 13.

The survivors of the semifinal-round games will play for the regional championship on Friday, Oct. 15 at 4 p.m.

The Serena Regional champion will advance to the Chillicothe IVC Sectional to face the winner of the Peoria Christian Regional at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 19. The other two sectional qualifiers will come from the Quincy Notre Dame and Rock Island Alleman regionals and will play at 7 p.m.

The winners of the Oct. 19 contests will move on to the sectional championship on Saturday, Oct. 23 at 3 p.m.

Serena Class 1A

Soccer Regional

Date TBA

1 – (11) Yorkville (Y. Christian) at (6) Newark [Coop]

Friday, Oct. 8

2 – (12) Sandwich at (5) DePue [Coop] – 4:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 12

3 – (1) Mendota vs. Winner Match 1 – 4 p.m.

Wednesday, Oct. 13

4 – (4) Serena vs. Winner Match 2 – 4 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 15

5 – Winner Match 3 vs. Winner Match 4 – 4 p.m.