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LANE | Boys 6th and 7th Region Soccer Finals Set

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Three-time defending region champion Fern Creek advanced to another 6th Region final with a 4-1 victory over Holy Cross Thursday night at Mercy Academy.  Frustrated for the first twenty minutes of the opening half with plenty of pressure and just a couple of crossbars to show for it, the Tigers finally found the range and went to halftime with a 3-1 advantage before adding one more goal in the second half.  

The Tigers will meet Fairdale in Saturday's final.  The Bulldogs moved to 19-3 with a 3-0 win in the opener over Bullitt Central. They did not meet Fern Creek during the regular season.  It's a 6:00 pm start at Mercy Saturday.

Old friends Trinity and St. Xavier will meet for the 7th Region Crown Saturday.  Trinity got a goal from Brooks Hoddinot with six minutes left in regulation to tie the game with Manual at 1.  Andrew Goetz then got the game-winner in the second overtime to push the Rocks to 19-1-2 on the year with a 2-1 victory.

Lucas Mudd scored the game's only goal in the first half as St. Xavier downed KCD 1-0.  It was just the second loss of the season for the Bearcats against 18 wins.  The Tigers (19-6) and Shamrocks meet at 6:00 pm Saturday at St. Xavier.  Trinity beat St. X 2-1 on September 30th in their only regular season meeting.

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