Wolves Soccer Advances to Regional Championship Game


CASPER — Dramatic would be a fitting definition for the 4A West Regional Tournament in Casper. Green River High School, who came into the tournament as a fifth seed, has fit in perfectly with that definition. On Thursday, the Wolves earned a victory over the fourth seeded Rock Springs Tigers to qualify for the state tournament.

Friday afternoon featured a matchup against the first seed, Kelly Walsh. The Wolves defeated Kelly Walsh in a 1-0 final score to advance to the regional championship game on Saturday. Green River’s lone goal was found in the first half by senior Chase Stoeger.

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The Wolves’ defense played extremely well throughout the entire game as Kelly Walsh nearly averaged three goals a game during the regular season. It should be noted that the Wolves handed the Trojans their third shutout of the season.

Green River will kick-off at 4 p.m. on Saturday against the winner of the Star Valley/Jackson game. The Wolves are a combined 0-3 against Star Valley and Jackson.