Print Mingus boys end season; girls win first playoff game
Written by Staci Gasser   
Wednesday, 30 January 2013 00:00

The Mingus Union boys soccer team ended its season with a good battle after a plague of injuries, but couldn’t get enough power points to make it to the state playoffs.

Senior Alan Castillo, No. 23, a Marauders defensive player beats an opponent to the ball during the Mingus Union High School’s 2-1 loss to the Coconino Panthers on Thursday, Jan. 24, at MUHS. The Marauders’ season ended without a post-season appearance. The team had a 7-7 overall record, 4-0 in Division III, Section I, in one of the toughest schedules the team has ever played.The Marauders lost their last game of the season at home against the Coconino Panthers [11-3-2], 2-1, on Thursday, Jan. 24, and ended their season 7-7 overall and 4-0 in Division III, Section I, with one of the toughest schedules the team has ever played.

The Marauders finished No. 21 out of the 55 teams in Division III.

“The brackets come out today, but it doesn’t look good,” Marauders Head Coach Cade Densmore said. “Our tough schedule really cost us a ton of power points.”

The top 16 teams play in the postseason.

For the full story, please see the Wednesday, Jan. 30, issue of the Cottonwood Journal Extra.