Three area girls soccer teams set for regional quarterfinals

Published: Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 8:00 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 9:37 p.m.

Girls Soccer Regional Quarterfinal Preview

(all games start at 7 p.m.)

Who: Navarre (15-4-3) at Gainesville (10-3-3), Citizens Field

What: Region 1-4A

What's next: Gainesville would host Tallahassee Chiles or travel to Pace in Tuesday's regional semifinals; Navarre would travel to either school.

Free kick: The host Hurricanes are making their first playoff appearance since 2008; the Raiders are making their first postseason appearance since 2011 and fourth in the last six years. This is the first playoff meeting between the schools.

Who: Umatilla (7-11) at Santa Fe (23-1)

What: Region 2-2A

What's next: Santa Fe would host Ocala Trinity Catholic or Keystone Heights in Tuesday's regional semifinals; Umatilla would host Keystone Heights or travel to Trinity Catholic.

Free kick: This is the host Raiders' seventh straight playoff appearance and ninth in the last 14 years. Santa Fe is looking for its first playoff win, going 0-8 in its previous playoff games. The Bulldogs are in their first postseason since 2009 and only its fourth ever, and is also looking for their first playoff win. This is the first playoff meeting between these two schools.

Who: Keystone Heights (17-7-1) at Ocala Trinity Catholic (14-3-1)

What: Region 2-2A

What's next: Keystone Heights would play at Santa Fe or Umatilla in Tuesday's regional semifinals; Trinity Catholic would host Umatilla or travel to Santa Fe.

Free kick: This is the visiting Indians' 13th playoff appearance since 2000 while the host Celtics, the defending Class 2A state champions, are making their ninth postseason appearance since 2004. This is the fifth playoff meeting between the schools and Keystone Heights has yet to score against Trinity Catholic.

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