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Saturday, October 28, 2017 3:30 pm

Class 2A Boys Soccer State Championship: No. 1 Evansville Memorial vs. No. 17 Concordia

AUBREE REICHEL | The Journal Gazette

IHSAA Class 2A Boys Soccer State Championship

No. 1 Evansville Memorial vs. No. 17 Concordia

Records: Evansville Memorial (19-2-1), Concordia (17-2-4)

Outlook: The Cadets had never won a regional championship until this year but eked out two penalty shootout wins over No. 7 Marion and No. 20 Eastbrook at the Oak Hill regional before winning 1-0 over Eastbrook with a goal from Max Miller.

Miller leads the team with 21 goals and 11 assists followed closely by Adam Gottschalk's 19 goals.

In goal, Jonathan Mueller has recorded eight shutouts with 102 saves and 12 goals against in 20 matches.

The Tigers are looking for their second straight title and fourth since 2007. The program has made nine state championship appearances.

This season, Andrew Cross has 22 goals and 13 assists to lead Evansville Memorial.

In the net for the Tigers, Caleb Meeks has recorded 96 saves in 22 matches with nine shutouts.