Western Christian Headed Back to Championship

June 03, 2022 3:34pm


For the second straight year the Western Christian boys soccer team has knocked West Liberty out of the state soccer tournament in the Class 1A semi-finals. The game was scoreless at halftime this afternoon before Miles Baccam got the Wolfpack on the board in the 55th minute. Baccam added a second goal in the 68th minute before before Jeremiah Kredit scored the final goal in the 86th minute.The 3rd ranked Western improved to 17-1 with the win while 13th ranked West Liberty finished 14-4.

The Wolfpack avenged last year's championship loss when they beat Burlington Notre Dame in this year's quarterfinals on Tuesday. This year's title game opponent will be top ranked Davenport Assumption which improved to 15-5 with a 2-0 win over #9 Dyersville Beckman in the other semi-final this afternoon. Tomorrow's 1A championship is set to start at 1:00 at Cownie Soccer Park in Des Moines.