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Norfolk High soccer hosts Hastings in season opener on Saturday

March 17, 2018 GMT

The Norfolk High boys’ soccer team gets their season underway Saturday when they host Hastings at 2:00.

The Panthers return five players with starting experience in Bristol Arneson, Austin Bruzek, Eli Alvarez, Rocky Guevara, Brando Ochoa. Norfolk High has 22 players out this year. They will try to improve upon last year’s 4-13 season. The Panthers’ remaining schedule has them hosting Hastings, Columbus, Lincoln North Star, Lexington, Lincoln Pius X, North Platte, Fremont, and hosting their own invite against Fremont & South Sioux City on March 31st and the Greater Nebraska Athletic Conference Tournament on April 6-7. Norfolk will visit Kearney, Omaha Central, Lincoln Southeast, and Lincoln High.

The Norfolk High girls’ soccer team gets their season underway Saturday when they host Hastings at 12:00. The Lady Panthers return eleven girls with starting experience. They have 32 girls out for soccer. Norfolk will try to improve upon last year’s 12-7 state tournament season. Norfolk’s schedule has them hosting Hastings, Lincoln Pius X, Columbus, Lincoln North Star, Lincoln Southwest, Lexington, North Platte, and Fremont. They will also host their own invite against Fremont & South Sioux City on March 31st and the Greater Nebraska Athletic Conference Tournament on April 6-7. The Lady Panthers will visit Kearney, Lincoln Southeast, and Lincoln High and will also compete in the Ralston Invite for two games.