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Herscher Boys Soccer Finish 2nd in 1A

Saturady 11/2, The Herscher boys soccer team lost to Waterloo (Gibault Catholic) 2-1 in the IHSA Class 1A championship game at the Corn Crib in Normal, IL.  Herscher's Colton Walter scored midway thru the first half to give Herscher a 1-0 lead, but about 4 minutes later, Wes Degener scored a game-tying goal.  Finally at the 47:56 mark of the 2nd half, Waterloo's Andrew Reinholz scored what proved to be the state-clincher.  Herscher ended their season at 23-5-1.

The day before, Herscher beat Genoa-Kingston 4-1 Genoa-Kingston in a Class 1A semifinal match.  After trailing 1-0 early on, Mitchell Schwarzkopf and Brody Ryan both scored 2 goals in the Herscher win at the Corn Crib.

Chicago (FW Parker) beat Genoa-Kingston 6-0 in the 1A third-place game Saturday.  The Class 2A and 3A boys soccer finals will be held Nov. 8 and 9, at Hoffman Estates High School.