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Notebook: Boys Soccer Semifinals are Nov. 4

SCC BOYS SOCCER SEMIFINAL NOTEBOOK (Nov. 4)

Semifinal Schedule: #4 Shelton at #1 Daniel Hand - 6 p.m.; #3 Xavier at #2 Guilford - 6 p.m.

Championship Game: The semifinal winners will meet in the SCC championship game on Thursday, Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. at West Haven’s Ken Strong Stadium.

 

Hand-Shelton:

* Daniel Hand and Shelton will meet for the third time in 2019.  Shelton won the first meeting, 3-1, on Oct. 5,while Daniel Hand prevailed, 1-0, on Oct. 28.

* Since the SCC went to an 8-team playoff format, Daniel Hand is making its fourth SCC semifinal appearance.  The Tigers have reached the SCC championship game six times, winning the 2010 and 2017 titles.

* Shelton is making its sixth straight (and sixth overall) SCC semifinal appearance.  The Gaels have reached the SCC title game twice, winning in 2015 and 2016.

 

Guilford-Xavier:

* Guilford and Xavier are meeting for the third time this season.  Guilford won the first meeting, 2-0, on Sept. 17, while the teams played to a scoreless tie on Oct. 11.

* Guilford is making its fifth SCC semifinal appearance.  The Indians have reached SCC championship game 10 times, winning six titles (1998, 1999, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2009).

* Xavier is making its second straight and fifth SCC semifinal appearance.  The Falcons have made five trips to the SCC championship game, winning in 2001 and 2013 and sharing the 2006 title.