When and Where: Aug. 27 at Unity
Outcome: SCF/Unity 1, Amery 1
Summary: The St. Croix Falls/Unity soccer team opened their season with an impressive 1-1 tie with the Amery Warriors. Amery has had an impressive run of soccer success in the recent past including a runner-up finish in the WIAA D-4 tournament last fall. The only loss for the Warriors was a 2-1 setback to the University School of Milwaukee. Amery finished their 2018 season with an 18-1-4 overall record.
When and Where: August 29 at Unity
Outcome: Rice Lake 5, SCF/Unity 0
Summary: SCF/Unity faced another soccer team with great tradition when they hosted the Rice Lake Warriors. Rice Lake placed third in the very tough Big Rivers conference last season finishing behind only Hudson and Eau Claire Memorial.
Comments: “We played two really competitive and physical teams this week,” SCF/Unity head coach Craig Zipperer said. “I am proud of our players for giving it their all. This week was a great early season test for our team and we now can build off what we learned about the other teams and ourselves.”
Upcoming: SCF/Unity will host Hayward/Lac Courte Oreilles on Sept. 10 and travel to Baldwin-Woodville to take on the Blackhawks on Sept. 12.