New Richmond, Somerset boys soccer teams open WIAA tournaments at home
The WIAA boys soccer tournament brackets were announced Thursday morning and the New Richmond and Somerset boys teams will both open WIAA regional tournament play on their home fields next Tuesday.
New Richmond received the seventh seed in the 16-team WIAA Division 1 sectional tournament bracket. The Tigers will open tournament play on Tuesday facing Menomonie, the 10th seed, at 4 p.m. at the New Richmond High School soccer field. The winner of that game will play again on Thursday, Oct. 11, facing the winner of Tuesday's game between Hudson (2) and Superior (15).
Somerset drew the third seed in the eight-team WIAA Division 2 regional tournament bracket. Somerset will play its first tournament game next Tuesday at home against Baldwin-Woodville, the sixth seed. The game will be played at 4:30 p.m. at the Somerset High School soccer field. The winner of this game will advance to the regional final, facing the winner of Tuesday's game between Ashland (2) and Osceola (7). The regional final will be played on Thursday, Oct. 11.