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October 16, 2013

PREP SPORTS: TC West, Christian advance to district soccer finals

West volleyball stays perfect in league play

The Titans of Traverse City West got out to an early lead, then held on for a 2-1 win over rival Traverse City Central in Division I district soccer tournament action Wednesday night.

West took the lead in the 11th minute on a Christien Geiger goal that was set up by Marvin Lenz. Then six minutes later the Titans extended their lead to 2-0 on an Alex Patton goal assisted by Nico Ragel.

Central cut the lead to 2-1 with two minutes left in the game on a Reilly Detar goal, but the Trojans couldn't find an equalizer.

West will hit the road to face the winner of tomorrow's Midland Dow/Saginaw Heritage game in the district championship match Saturday at 2 p.m.

In Division III, host Elk Rapids defeated Grayling 2-1, while on the other side of the bracket Traverse City Christian downed Cheboygan 6-0. The Elks and Sabres will meet in the championship game Friday night in Elk Rapids.

And in Division IV, Buckley defeated McBain Northern Michigan Christian, 3-2. The Bears will play for their first district title in 10 years this Friday against Leland.

VOLLEYBALL

Traverse City West is still unbeaten in the Big North Conference after defeating Cadillac 3-2 (25-23, 26-24, 11-25, 23-25, 15-5).

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