The Mid-Prairie Golden Hawk boys and girls soccer teams face their stiffest tests of the season Tuesday when they take on River Valley Conference rival Iowa City Regina. The Mid-Prairie boys come into the match unbeaten on the season with a 7-0 record. They are ranked No. 7 in class 1A in the latest poll from the Iowa High School Soccer Coaches Association. In their last match, they gave Cascade their first loss of the season, beating the Cougars 3-0 on two goals from Jack Pennington and one from Owen Trimpe. On the year, the Golden Hawks are led by Owen Trimpe with a dozen goals. Ethan Trimpe has the team lead with seven assists, 10th most in 1A. In goal, Keaton Graber has 14 saves with a 77.8% save percentage.
Iowa City Regina enters play with a record of 5-4. The Regals are ranked No. 3 in class 1A in the latest poll from the Iowa High School Soccer Coaches Association. On Monday night the Regals got by Davenport North 5-3 with Alec Wick scoring two goals and adding an assist. For the year, Regina is led by Wick with 12 goals and six assists. In goal, Dylan Vittetoe has made 13 saves with a 56.5% save percentage. Regina has won four of the last five in the series including a 6-0 victory in 2019. Mid-Prairie’s last win came in 2015.
The Golden Hawk girls travel to Iowa City tonight. The Hawks are 7-3 on the year, after a 7-0 win over Columbus on Monday where they were led by two goals each from Esther Hughes and Julia Boller. On the season, the Hawks are paced by Hughes with 17 goals, fifth most in class 1A. Kaitlin Martin has a team best five assists. In goal, Emily Swartzentruber has made 44 saves with a 71% save percentage.
Iowa City Regina is 4-3 on the season, having dropped three straight matches to Davenport North, Clear Creek Amana and Cedar Rapids Washington. The Regals are currently ranked No. 9 in class 1A in the latest poll from the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union. For the year, Regina is led by Claire Gaarde with 16 goals, sixth most in class 1A. Hope Simpson is the team leader with four assists. In goal, Courtney Kessler has 41 saves and a 78.8% save percentage. Regina has won eight in a row in the series including a 5-0 victory in 2019. Each match starts at 5p.m. with the boys in Wellman and girls in Iowa City.