Wolves’ Den to host state soccer tournament; Eagle River girls, Chugiak boys qualify

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 12:00
  • Chugiak and Eagle River high school soccer players chase the ball during a game Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Eagle River High. (Matt Tunseth / Chugiak-Eagle River Star)

The Eagle River girls soccer team will host the opening game of the 2019 ASAA/First National Bank Soccer Tournament on Thursday at the Wolves’ Den on Yosemite Drive in Eagle River.

The Wolves will face South at 11 a.m. in the opening round match. Eagle River is co-hosting the Division I and Division II tournaments along with Service and West. Eagle River recently completed its Railbelt Conference season in Fairbanks, where the Wolves defeated West Valley 1-0 on Friday and tied Lathrop 0-0 on Saturday. Eagle River finished 3-5-2 in the CIC and qualified with the six-team conference’s fourth and final playoff berth.

The Chugiak girls also played in Fairbanks over the weekend but missed out on one of the conference’s four playoff berths after falling 1-0 to Lathrop and 3-1 to West Valley. The Mustangs finished 0-8-2.

Chugiak’s boys team also qualified for state after finishing 3-5-2 in the CIC. The Mustangs will face Service at 11 a.m. Thursday at Service. Chugiak beat Lathrop 3-0 on Friday and tied West Valley 1-1 Saturday. The sixth-place Eagle River boys finished 1-7-1 in the Railbelt after losing 2-0 to West Valley Friday and closing the season with a 4-0 loss to Lathrop.

For a complete schedule and brackets visit asaa.org.

ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Division I High School Soccer Tournament

Thursday, May 23

DIVISION I GIRLS

Eagle River vs. South, 11 a.m., Eagle River High

Wasilla vs. West, 11 a.m., West High

Dimond vs. West Valley, 9 a.m., West High

Colony vs. Service, 9 a.m., Service High

DIVISION I BOYS

Chugiak vs. Service, 11 a.m., Service High

Colony vs. Dimond, 3 p.m., Service High

West vs. Wasilla, 1 p.m., West High

West Valley vs. South, 3 p.m., West High

Friday, May 24

DIVISION I GIRLS

Semifinal, 1 p.m., Service High

Semifinal, 3 p.m., Service High

Consolation, 1 p.m., West High

Consolation, 3 p.m., West High

DIVISION I BOYS

Consolation, 9 a.m., Eagle River High

Consolation, 11 a.m., Eagle River High

Semifinal, 5 p.m., Service High

Semifinal, 7 p.m., Service High

Saturday, May 25

DIVISION I GIRLS

4th place match, 8 a.m., Eagle River high

3rd place match, 1:15 p.m., West High

Championship match, 7 p.m., Service High

DIVISION I BOYS

4th place match, 11:30 a.m., Eagle River High

3rd place match, 11:30 a.m., West High

Championship match, 5 p.m., Service High

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