8A soccer playoff matchups set for Thursday
Both Detroit Lakes soccer teams will be in action Thursday, Oct. 11 in the opening round of Section 8A playoffs.
The boys (6-8-1) are seeded fifth and will face No. 4 Pelican Rapids (8-3-2) on the road at 4 p.m.
The teams meet once in the regular season playing to a 0-0 draw on Oct. 2 in Detroit Lakes. The winner will play likely play No. 1 Bemidji in Bemidji Saturday, Oct. 13. The Jacks open against No. 8 Walker-Hackensack-Akeley/Cass Lake-Bena.
The Laker girls (10-3-3) host the nightcap at 7 p.m. against No. 7 Walker-Hackensack-Akeley/Cass Lake-Bena (2-9-1). DL had little trouble against the Wolves in Walker winning 9-1 on Sept. 24.
The Lakers' potential second round matchup would feature the winner of No. 3 East Grand Forks and No. 6 Hillcrest Lutheran Academy at Rotary Soccer Park Saturday, Oct. 13.