Arturo Romero added another hat trick to his pile of three-goal games this season in leading Oakridge to a 6-2 victory over hosting rival Orchard View in a Division 3 district soccer semifinal on Wednesday.
Isaac Willard, Ian Thompson and Dallas Meyers also notched goals for the Eagles (11-8-1), who snapped a three-game skid and advance to the district final against Grand Rapids West Catholic (9-9-1). That match will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday at Orchard View.
West Catholic defeated Grant, 5-0, on Wednesday.
Ryan Cribbins had two assists for Oakridge, while Romero and Brayden Mahnke also recorded helpers. Keegan Williamson made eight saves for the Eagles.
Orchard View closes the season with a 2-16-1 record.
DISTRICT SCORES AND SCHEDULES FOR WEST MICHIGAN CONFERENCE TEAMS
DIVISION 2 AT COOPERSVILLE
Reeths-Puffer 3, Allendale 0
Spring Lake 2, Fruitport 0
Coopersville 5, Muskegon 2
Reeths-Puffer 3, Ludington 0
Spring Lake 4, Coopersville 1
Reeths-Puffer vs. Spring Lake, 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20
DIVISION 3 AT HART
Montague 2, Whitehall 1
Hart 8, Newaygo 0
Shelby 3, Fremont 2
Hart 2, Montague 0
Manistee 1, Shelby 0
Manistee 3, Hart 2
DIVISION 3 AT ORCHARD VIEW
Orchard View 5, Belding 1
Grand Rapids West Catholic 3, Kent City 0
Grant 7, Comstock Park 5
Oakridge 6, Orchard View 2
Grand Rapids West Catholic 5, Grant 0
Oakridge vs. Grand Rapids West Catholic, 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22
DIVISION 4 AT WESTERN MICHIGAN CHRISTIAN
North Muskegon 3, Muskegon Catholic Central 0
Ravenna 7, Grand Rapids Wellspring 1
Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian 2, North Muskegon 1
Western Michigan Christian 6, Ravenna 0
Western Michigan Christian vs. Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian, 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21
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