Soccer sectional play begins on Monday

The second season is upon soccer teams – both boys and girls – across the Buckeye State.

In Eastern District action, Division II boys play begins at Harding Stadium in Steubenville Monday when Harrison Central and Cambridge do battle at 6 p.m. in the Upper Bracket.

That winner will meet St. Clairsville on Wednesday on the Reno Field turf, also at 6 p.m. That survivor moves on to the Upper Bracket finals against the Minerva-Edison winner on Tuesday, Oct. 22.

In Division III at Maysville, Monroe Central plays Caldwell Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. The winner plays again Thursday against Hiland.

In girls’ Division II action at St. Clairsville, Edison and Harrison Central battle Tuesday at 6 p.m. with the survivor playing again Saturday versus the Beaver Local-East Liverpool victor.

In D-III, St. Clairsville meets Ridgewood for the third consecutive year at West Muskingum High School Monday at 6 p.m. The winner moves on to Thursday’s action against West Muskingum.