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The Lancaster County Parks and Recreation will host the Central District soccer finals Saturday at the Melvin Steele Soccer Complex in Lancaster.
The 12U team, coached by Joel Patterson, kicks off play at 10:30 a.m. against Fort Mill.
The noon match features the 10U team, led by Susan Small, against Fort Mill. The 15U team hosts Fort Mill in the 1:30 p.m. match. That team is led by David Roberts.
At 3 p.m., Clover takes on the winner of the 10:30 a.m. match for the 12U championship. Clover received a first-round bye. All winners advance to the state championship round in Rock Hill and play at Manchester Meadows Soccer Complex on Dec. 4.
The state tournament is put on by the S.C. Athletic Programs Branch of SCRPA. Admission to the district matches is $2 per person. Spectators attending are asked to park at the complex and not at the medical complex on the hill.
The pee wee all-stars will play an in-house best-of-three matches to begin on Monday.
The game features the North all-stars vs. the South all-stars. The North squad is led by Amy Ballard and the South squad is led by Donnie Purser. The first game will be played at the Melvin Steele Complex at 6:30 p.m. The second match will be played Tuesday at the Buford Recreation Complex. If the series goes to a third match, it will be played Nov. 29th at a site to be announced.
The 2010 regular season champions in the Rookie Division were Blackwell, Trimnal, Myers in the North Division and Happy Times Child Care in the South Division. Happy Times took home the county tournament title.
In the Pee Wee age group, Haile Gold Mine took home the regular-season crown and Mariachis won the tournament title.
The Small Fry age group regular season champion and tournament champion was Mahaffey’s Used Cars and Parts. Cisco won both titles in the Mite age group and Founders Federal Credit Union won both titles in the Midget age group.
“The LCPR would like to thank all the volunteers, parents, officials and especially the area sponsors for making this season such a success,” said Hal Hiott, the LCPR youth soccer coordinator.