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Tuesday’s roundup: Troy tramples Southfield A&T

Connor Muldowney
Special to The Detroit News

Troy took down visiting Southfield A&T, 6-0, with five second-half goals in a boys soccer Division 1 district matchup on Tuesday evening.

Southfield A&T (13-5) was coming into the matchup on a six-game winning streak, outscoring opponents 30-8 during that span.

Troy was playing well, too, winning three straight games Tuesday’s game.

“At this time of year, we’re not overlooking any opponents,” Troy head coach Jim Stachura said. “It’s do or die.”

After a quiet first half with just a Freddy Hubacker goal, Troy (9-4-7) went off in the second half, scoring five times.

“We missed some pretty easy opportunities to stretch the score in the first half,” Stachura said. “We just went (at halftime) and talked about making the game easier.”

Darius Feier led the way with two goals and an assist for Troy.

“(Darius) was really good today,” Stachura said. “We’ve been using him in a little bit of a different way. He’s real dynamic and athletic. It was difficult for (Southfield A&T) to defend him.”

Conner Kalmar and Joey Mason scored for Troy in the second half.

Troy will play at Birmingham Seaholm in a district semifinal on Thursday night. It defeated Seaholm, 1-0, last Thursday.

Beating Seaholm for the second time in a week won’t be easy.

“(Seaholm is) a tough team,” Stachura said of the upcoming matchup. “It’s going to be a tough one. We need to work on coming out with a little more of a focused mentality.”

Connor Muldowney is a freelance writer.

Boys soccer playoff scores

Division 1

Ann Arbor Skyline 3, Ann Arbor Huron 0

Battle Creek Lakeview 4, Holt 2

Berkley 2, Royal Oak 1

Birmingham Groves 3, Bloomfield Hills 0

Canton 2, Plymouth 1

Dearborn Heights Crestwood 3, Livonia Franklin 1

East Kentwood 7, Grand Rapids Ottowa Hills 0

Grand Blanc 5, Davison 0

Grand Ledge 2, Caledonia 1

Grand Rapids Union 2, Hudsonville 0

Grandville 3, Muskegon Mona Shores 1

Grosse Pointe North 6, Oak Park 0

Jenison 4, Holland West Ottowa 1

Okemos 2, Kalamazoo Loy Norrix 0

Portage Central 1, Kalamazoo Central 0

Rockford 4, Wyoming 0

Salem 5, Livonia Churchill 0

Saline 2, Jackson 0

Swartz Creek 1, Flushing 0

Traverse City West 2, Traverse City Central 1

Troy 6, Southfield A&T 0

Wayne Memorial 2, Westland John Glenn 1

Division 2

Auburn Hills Avondale 2, Yale 0

Bay City John Glenn 5, Mt. Pleasant 1

Byron Center 3, Zeeland West 0

Cadillac 1, Gaylord 0

Charlotte 3, Battle Creek Harper Creek 0

Edwardsburg 2, St. Joseph 1

East Grand Rapids 3, Zeeland East 0

Goodrich 2, North Branch 0

Holland 7, Allendale 2

Holland Christian 2, Grand Rapids Christian 1

Marshall 3, Eaton Rapids 0

Marysville 10, East Detroit 0

Mattawan 1, Stevensville Lakeshore 0

Niles 6, Vicksburg 0

Ortonville-Brandon 8, Armada 0

Ostego 2, Allegan 0

Plainwell 2, Hamilton 0

Pontiac Notre Dame Prep 2, Pontiac 0

Sturgis 3, Battle Creek Central 1

Wayland Union 2, Richland Gull Lake 1

Division 3

Canton Preparatory 9, Dearborn Heights Star International 1

Division 4

Bad Axe 8, Elkton-Pigeon-Bay Port Laker 0

Grand Rapids Covenant Christian 7, Holland Calvary 0

Grand Rapids NorthPointe Christian 2, Holland Black River 1

Harbor Beach 6, Kimball Landmark Academy 1

Kimball New Life Christian 3, Brown City 1

Madison Heights Bishop Foley 4, Bloomfield Hills Roeper 0

Royal Oak Shrine 2, Grosse Pointe Woods University Liggett 0

Wyoming Potter’s House Christian 2, Wyoming Tri-unity Christian 0


Linden 3, Holly 2

Northville 3, Livonia Churchill 1

Novi 3, Plymouth 0

Walled Lake Northern 3, Milford 2

Warren Fitzgerald 3, Madison Heights Madison 0