ANN ARBOR – All it took was one.
Ann Arbor Skyline’s girls soccer needed one score to move one step further in the Division 1 state tournament on Tuesday.
After a scoreless first half, the Eagles got the goal they needed when Paloma Duda Cortes put them ahead with a goal with 11:15 left to top Dearborn 1-0 in the D1 regional semifinal at Skyline.
The Eagles were able to hold on to their lead thanks to their signature defense as they forced their eighth shutout of the season to improve to 17-2-1 on the year.
Skyline will now play for the regional championship when it takes on Canton at 6 p.m. on Thursday back at Skyline.
Father Gabriel Richard’s run ends in D3 regional semifinal
The Fighting Irish didn’t have the outcome they had hoped for on Tuesday in the D3 regional semifinal versus Warren Regina.
FGR fell behind early and eventually dropped the matchup 4-1, closing its season at 10-5-2.
Regina didn’t waste any time getting started with a goal one minute into the game. The Saddlelites added another goal to take a 2-1 lead into the half.
The Fighting Irish couldn’t find more offense in the second half as Regina added two more goals to secure the win and advance to Thursday’s regional final against Detroit Country Day.