The Berean Academy boys’ soccer team advanced to the finals of the Class 4-3-2-1A regional semifinals Tuesday in Elbing after a shootout win against Buhler.


The Berean Academy boys’ soccer team advanced to the finals of the Class 4-3-2-1A regional semifinals Tuesday in Elbing after a shootout win against Buhler.

The game was scoreless in both regulation and the two phases of overtime. The Warriors won the shootout, although scoring details in the shootout were not listed.

Berean outshot Buhler 15-12, 10-5 in the second half, but the visiting Crusaders had the advantage in shots on goal at 12-5. Berean goalkeeper Karlin Wiebe had 12 saves for the win. Tyler Maxwell had five saves for Buhler. Both keepers are credited with shutouts.

Buhler ends the season 8-9. Berean improves to 10-5-2 and faces the Maize South-Augusta winner at 7 p.m. Friday at Maize South.

Buhler 0 0 (0-0) (0-0) —0

Berean Acad. 0 0 (0-0) (0-0) —0

Berean Academy won the shootout (shootout details were not listed).

Total shots — Buh. 4-5-(3)—12, BA 1-10-(4)—15. Shots on goal — Buh. 4-5-(3)—12, BA 0-2-(3)—5. Saves — Buh.: Tyler Maxwell (L) 2-0-(3)—5. BA: Karlin Wiebe (W) 4-5-(3)—12. Corner kicks — Buh. 1, BA 6. Fouls — Buh. 16, BA 16. Offsides — Buh. 1, BA 0.

Class 4-3-2-1A

South-Central II Regionals

Quarterfinals

Monday

Augusta 5, Elyria Christian 0

Semifinals

Tuesday

Maize South 3, Augusta 0

Berean Academy 0, Buhler 0 (Berean Academy advances on penalty kicks)

Finals

Friday

Berean Academy (10-5-2) at Maize South (11-5-1) 7 p.m.