Locally, Country Day, Andover and Canton all captured state titles; you can watch a broadcast of the action this weekend.
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
If you didn't catch the boys high school soccer finals live, FOX Sports Detroit is airing the games this Sunday, so fans can relive the excitement. Auburn Hills Avondale and Country Day both captured their respective state titles on Saturday. The finals will air Sunday on FOX Sports Detroit PLUS (check cable and satellite station numbers) on the following schedule: These games will then air on Comcast Channel 900 beginning the following week. Here's the schedule:
The Yellowjackets score game-winner in final minutes to win 2-1 over Spring Lake in exciting Division 2 state finals game at Troy Athens.
TROY – The first two goals Skyler Russ scored for the Avondale High School varsity soccer team are going to be pretty hard to top. His first goal was the game-winner on Wednesday in the semifinals against Bloomfield Hills Andover. The junior’s second goal was the go-ahead score on Saturday in the Division 2 state finals at Troy Athens High School. With only 1:53 remaining, Danny Swanson hit a free kick in the goal box that Russ was able to get a foot on between a group of defenders. The goal gave the Yellowjackets a 2-1 victory over Spring Lake and the first state title in school history. “It went off my foot,” Russ said, smiling. “I saw him (Swanson) shoot it and I raced toward the ball and kicked it in. I flicked it up just enough so …