AUSTIN (KXAN) — Dripping Springs will face Katy Jordan within the University Interscholastic League boys soccer 5A title sport at 5 p.m. Thursday at Georgetown’s Birkelbach Field.
The Tigers (25-3) defeated Porter 2-0 within the state semifinals after a 2-0 win within the regional ultimate match.
Even although their protection has been what has set them aside, they’re no slouches offensively. Seniors Brenden Gajewski and captain Adam Knutson have mixed for 55 targets this season.
Even although it’ll be simply their second look within the state championship sport as a program, the Tigers have been on the point of this second for some time.
“We’ve been knocking on the doorstep the last couple of years, we’ve got a really talented team, state-recognized teams the last four years,” head coach Josh Hill mentioned. “This team is the one that finally broke through. Everybody around the community and the school is pretty excited, pumped up and ready to go.”
The gamers credit score their run to the state championship to the togetherness and chemistry that has been solid for probably the most half, since their center faculty days.
“We’ve definitely had our ups and downs, and I think that once again that bond that we have together kind of pushes us further than most teams,” ahead Gajewski mentioned.
Dripping Springs’ opponent Katy Jordan has 5 fewer wins and three extra losses in comparison with the Tigers, nevertheless it’s a state championship sport and they’re prepared for no matter lies forward as soon as the clock begins.
“I think we’ve just got to stay together no matter what happens,” midfielder Knutson mentioned. “If we go down, or if we go up, we just have to keep playing our game and just stick together.”
Two different space soccer groups will play for a state championship this week. In 6A, Lake Travis will face The Woodlands Friday at 5 p.m.
On the ladies facet, 6A Westlake will play Southlake Carroll Friday at 12 p.m. Both of these video games may even happen at Georgetown’s Birkelbach Field.