Park boys soccer: Irish oust Wolfpack from section tournament
The youth-filled Park boys soccer team fell 1-0 to Rosemount in the opening round of the Section 3AA tournament on Tuesday, Oct. 8, in Rosemount.
Park, the fifth seed in the eight-team section, finished the year 5-10-2 overall and 3-4-2 in the Suburban East Conference. Rosemount, the fourth seed in the section advanced to the section semifinals, where the Irish (7-6-4) fell to top-seeded Eagan 1-0 in Eagan. The Wildcats face No. 2 seed Eastview in the section championship.
Park graduates eight seniors: goalie and captain Nick Perry and fellow captain Matt Goecke, along with Arik Kruzeski, Austin Thurmes, Zach Olson, Brett VanDenAvond, Blake Lawver and Mitchell Meier.