2023 Girls Soccer State Championship Tournament Class 3A Tournament
Tuesday’s area region quarterfinal matchups
No. 4 The First Academy (11-4) at No. 5 Berkeley Prep (8-10-4), 7
The Buccaneers, despite having a losing record, will host after getting past Tampa Prep 1-0 in the semifinals and outlasting Tampa Catholic in penalty kicks (3-2) to take home the 3A-7 district title.
After starting 4-10-4, Berkeley Prep has won four straight matches.
The Royals, meanwhile, had their three-match win streak snapped with a loss to Montverde in the 3A-5 district final.
|Category||The First Academy||Berkeley Prep|
|Goals||Lael Hills, 12||Izzy Youssef, 9|
|Assists||Olivia Hebert, 14||Adriana Price, 5|
|Goals against average||MacKenzie Butcher, 1.015||Gabby Gorman, 1.263|
No. 2 Tampa Catholic (15-3) at No. 7 Sarasota Cardinal Mooney (9-6-2), 7
The Crusaders, ranked No. 4 in the class by MaxPreps, had their seven-match win streak with a loss in penalty kicks to Berkeley Prep in the 3A-7 district final.
Two of Tampa Catholic’s three losses were by a goal.
The Cougars went 3-1-1 in their last four matches, including victories over Fort Myers Bishop Verot (1-0) in the semifinals and St. Petersburg Catholic (4-2) in the final to take home the title at last week’s 3A-8 district tournament.
|Category||Tampa Catholic||Cardinal Mooney|
|Goals||Isabella Murphy, 20||Gina Totera, 13|
|Assists||Jocelyn Chinea, 10||Taylor Daly, 10|
|Goals against average||Emma Schweitzer, 1.006||N/A|