CLARE – Both regional semifinal games in Clare went to penalty kicks on Tuesday night, with Alma beating Manistee 3-2 and Elk Rapids topping Freeland 2-1.
The two teams will square off in the regional championship game on Thursday night at 7 p.m. in Clare. This is Elk Rapids’ second straight trip to the regional championship game.
The Elks won the regional title before falling to Grand Rapids South Christian in the state semifinals a season ago.
With the loss to Alma, Manistee finishes its season with a 16-4 record and a district championship to its credit.
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