The boys soccer district tournaments ended last week. Here is the list of area champions, all of which secured a spot in the playoffs with most hosting a region quarterfinal match on Wednesday.
Class 7A, District 6
The Wolves, who won the Western Conference title two weeks ago, continued their late season surge by beating Plant City 6-1 for the district title.
Stephen Gilbert (three goals, one assist) and Greyson Ayer (three goals) provided the scoring against the Raiders. Adam Al Sameraie had two assists and Gabe Canineu and Kyle Smith each had one.
Newsome enters the playoffs on a six-match win streak and has outscored opponents by a combined 32-6 during that stretch.
Class 7A, District 7
The Panthers, ranked No. 8 in the class by MaxPreps, used timely scoring and a stifling defense to beat Palm Harbor University 2-0 in the final.
Adan McGlynn and David Trujillo each scored goals for Plant. Jack Bricklemayer and Cole Edelman each had assists. The shutout was preserved by Graydon Ellis, who made a save.
Defense has been the key for the Panthers down the stretch. They have won five of their past six matches, all via shutouts.
Class 6A, District 9
The Seahawks, ranked No. 9 in the class by MaxPreps, extended their win streak to 10 matches by beating rival Wiregrass Ranch for the second time this season to take home the title.
In the district final, Sunlake got off to a strong start and cruised to a 4-1 victory.
Brian Noville had two assists and a goal for the Seahawks. Teammates Peter Arroyo, Will Fotopoulos and Jorge Suarez-Lozano each scored goals. Matias Gonzalez and Nick Kriel each finished with assists.
Joao Pedro Tapias scored the Bulls’ lone goal off an assist from Alex Rodriguez.
That snapped Sunlake’s nine match scoreless streak.
Class 6A, District 10
The Packers won their first district title since 1998, beating Countryside 5-1 in the final.
Cameron Harris led Largo with three goals. Teammates Donovan Dukes and Gurami Pureliani each scored once. Adam Drielick, Jack Matthews, Ryan Phanamath, Joshua Pu and Max Winstead each had assists.
The elusive title continues the late season success for the Packers, who are 3-0-1 in their last four matches.
Class 6A, District 11
In a tight, low-scoring final, the Tigers got the winning goal in the second half to beat Bloomingdale 2-1.
Three of the Bulls’ four losses this season have each been by a goal.
Class 5A, District 7
The Wildcats beat rival Cypress Creek for the third time this season, the latest a 3-0 victory in the district title match.
Wesley Chapel, the top seed, was dominant in the tournament, outscoring Pasco and the Coyotes by a combined 8-3.
In the final, the Wildcats scored all three of their goals in the first half, then relied on their defense for the shutout.
Class 5A, District 8
The Tigers continued their tradition of postseason success, winning their 36th district title in the past 38 seasons.
In the tournament, Jesuit crushed its competition, beating Brandon in the semifinals and Freedom in the final by a combined 21-0.
Carmine Dutch Iavarone led the Tigers, scoring a combined seven goals in the two matches. Patrick Wiley had a combined four goals and Eric Stanley had a combined four assists and two goals.
Class 5A, District 9
The Warriors are 6-0-2 in their last eight matches. They kept their streak intact by beating Hollins 4-1 in the semifinals and Northeast 2-0 in the final.
Devin Daughtry and Aron Martinaj each scored goals in the first half against the Vikings. Teammates Carlo De Castro and Aaron Ristorcelli each had assists.
The lead was more than enough for Stryker Williams, who made eight saves to secure the shutout.
Class 4A, District 6
The Sharks showed why they were the top seed in the tournament, beating South Sumter 7-2 in the semifinals and Central 3-0 in the final.
Lothat Guzman scored twice and Zacary Arcidiacano had two assists in the semifinal win against the Raiders.
The shutout against the Bears was Nature Coast’s eighth of the season.
Class 4A, District 9
The Falcons have gone through a remarkable turnaround. After starting the season 1-5-3, they are 7-0-1 in their last eight matches.
The momentum continued in the district tournament with wins against Hudson (4-2) in the semifinals and Tarpon Springs (3-0) in the final.
Aiden Walker led Dunedin with a goal and an assist against the Spongers. The other goals were scored by Bryan Bautista and Aimar Pioquinto. Riley Reukauf had an assist.
Class 4A, District 10
The Lions, who finished the regular season on a four-match losing streak, rebounded in a big way, posting consecutive shutouts in the tournament to take home the title.
King beat Mulberry 3-0 in the semifinals and Lakeland McKeel Academy 1-0 in the final.
Rikhil Venkataperumal scored the lone goal in the title match off an assist from Zachary Veno. Aitor Castellanos-neri kept the shutout intact by making three saves.
Class 4A, District 11
The Knights, led by their defense, recorded a pair of shutouts to win the district title and extend their streak to four matches.
Robinson, the top seed, beat Bradenton Bayshore 1-0 in the semifinals and Sarasota Booker 2-0 in the final.
McConnell Barrow scored the lone goal of the match against the Bruins. Dylan Bajraktarevic and Naveen Jayaram each had goals against the Tornadoes in the final.
Class 3A, District 7
The Terrapins outlasted rival Berkeley Prep to win the title.
After a 1-1 tie at the end of regulation, both teams went into overtime before Tampa Prep won on penalty kicks (3-0).
Playing in a tied match was nothing new for the Terrapins. After all, they had seven of them in the regular season.
Class 2A, District 4
Mount Dora Bible
The Bulldogs scored a goal in the first half of the final against Academy of the Lakes. That was all Mount Dora needed in a 1-0 victory.
Class 2A, District 7
The Vikings, ranked No. 6 in the class by MaxPreps, jumped out to a two-goal lead in the first half en route to a 6-1 victory over Seffner Christian in the final.
Class 2A, District 9
The Patriots, ranked No. 2 in the class by MaxPreps, had no trouble winning the district title.
Carrollwood Day cruised to an 8-1 victory over Canterbury in the semifinals and a 4-0 win over Cambridge Christian in the final.
Those dominating performances extended the Patriots’ current win streak to 13 matches.