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Wildcats regional soccer champs

The Wildcat boys’ soccer team with its WIAA Regional championship plaque Tuesday night in Onalaska.

The third-seeded Wildcat boys’ soccer defeated No. 2 Onalaska, 4-1, Thursday night, Oct. 17, in Onalaska to win a WIAA Division 2 regional championship and advance to the sectional semifinal game Thursday, Oct. 24, at top-seeded New Richmond.

Trailing 1-0 at halftime, Robbie Waldon scored two goals and Justin Duran and Garth Watson had a goal apiece to lead the Wildcats to the come-from-behind win.

River Falls advanced to the regional championship with a 7-0 victory over sixth-seeded La Crosse Logan Tuesday, Oct.15.

The Cats will take on New Richmond Thursday, Oct. 24, at 3:30 p.m. in New Richmond. The winner will face either Marshfield or Pulaski Saturday, Oct. 26, at 4 p.m. in Marshfield for a berth in the WIAA State Soccer Tournament Oct. 31-Nov. 2 in Milwaukee.

Bob Burrows
Bob Burrows has been sports editor at the River Falls Journal since 1996 and at the Hudson Star-Observer since 2009. Prior to joining the Journal, Burrows served as sports editor with Ledger Publications in Balsam Lake, Wis. A native of Bayonne, N.J. and a U.S. Navy veteran, Burrows attended Marquette University before completing his studies at UW-River Falls in 1992.
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