LAND O’ LAKES – The 2 seed River Ridge Knights handled business Wednesday and defeated the Fivay Falcons 2-0 to advance to the District Final against Gulf Friday night. With the win the Knights are guaranteed a spot in the FHSAA 5A Regional tournament that will begin on the 4th.
Two sophomores, Dylan Smith and Garret Engh were the goal scorers for the Knights. Anthony Roussos assisted on both scores and Smith added an assist on the Engh goal. River Ridge managed 7 shots on the night, Falcons keeper Justin Benson turned away five.
Hudson Cougill and Evan Hall each had shots on for the Falcons, but both were rejected by Knights keeper Kailer Hatcher for the shut out.
River ridge will move on to the final Friday night to face Gulf who upset the number one seed favorite and host Sunlake 4-2.