Austin Packers soccer teams to start Section 1AA playoffs Tuesday

The Austin Packers boys and girls soccer teams will start Section 1AA playoff action Tuesday, and the Packer girls’ squad earned the No. 6 seed, and they will travel to No. 3 seed Winona for the Section 1AA quarterfinals Tuesday evening, with kickoff at 5:00 p.m.

Other 1AA girls’ soccer quarterfinal action will see No. 2 seed Kasson/Mantorville host No. 7 seed Albert Lea Tuesday evening, and in the other half of the bracket, No. 1 seed and defending Section 1AA champion Byron will host eighth-seeded Faribault, while No. 4 seed Waseca will entertain No. 5 seed Red Wing.

The Section 1AA girls’ soccer semi-finals will be played at a site or sites yet to be determined on Thursday evening, and the 1AA girls’ soccer final will be played at Art Hass Stadium at the Wescott Athletic Complex in Austin next Tuesday, October 18th at 7:30 p.m.

The Austin Packer boys’ soccer team will be the No. 3 seed in the Section 1AA playoffs, and the Packers will host sixth-seeded Red Wing at Art Hass Stadium Tuesday evening, with kickoff at 7:00 p.m.  You’ll hear the match on AM 1480 KAUS, with the pre-game show getting underway at 6:50 p.m. Tuesday evening.

The winner of the Austin/Red Wing match will play either No. 2 seed Faribault or seventh-seeded Waseca, as those two teams play in Faribault Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m.  The other matches in the boys’ 1AA quarterfinals include top-seeded Winona facing No. 8 seed Albert Lea in Winona at 7:00 p.m., and fourth-seeded Byron will entertain No. 5 seed Kasson/Mantorville, with kickoff also at 7:00 p.m.

The winners Tuesday evening will play at a site or sites yet to be determined Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m., with the Section 1AA boys’ soccer final to be played at Art Hass Stadium at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 18th.