Smithville soccer wins 5 of last 6 regular-season games

Smithville boys soccer ended the season with a 3-0 loss against Raytown South Friday, Oct. 29 on the road. Smithville junior Zach Miller is pictured here during a soccer match Tuesday, Sept. 29 at Smithville High School.

SMITHVILLE — Smithville boys soccer ended the season with a 3-0 loss against Raytown South Friday, Oct. 29 on the road, but the Warriors strung together five straight wins before that result.

The Warriors pitched three shutouts during their win streak and outscored opponents by a margin of 24-12 during its last 12 games as they won nine games.

Smithville (11-9-3) received the No. 3 seed in the Class 3 District 16 bracket, but the Warriors do have a 2-0 advantage over No. 1 seed Platte County this season, beating the Pirates 2-1 for their last regular season win Oct. 26 at home.

First, though, the Warriors will need to break through against Kearney 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2 at Platte County High School in the district semifinals. The Bulldogs won both contests this season.

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