JOHNSON COUNTY– The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) boys’ soccer team battled in the rain last Saturday (May 28) for the right to make their first State Tournament appearance. The Clippers shut-out Keokuk 3-0 at home. The win earned CCA an appearance Thursday, June 2 in the state playoffs against Cedar Rapids Xavier at the Cownie Soccer Park in Des Moines. A win would move CCA to the semifinal round on Friday, with the Class 2A championship scheduled for Saturday. Match times are 2:30 p.m.
For the West High Trojans, it was business as usual as they crushed Muscatine 5-2 on the home field at Northwest Junior High Saturday afternoon. West also starts the tournament battle on Thursday, facing West Des Moines Dowling. Dowling defeated West earlier in the season. A win moves the Trojans to the semifinal round Friday evening with the Class 3A championship scheduled for Saturday. Match times are 5 p.m.