Five of Brevard’s seven regional playoff teams in girls soccer won quarterfinal games on Thursday, advancing to Tuesday’s regional semifinal round in three classifications.
As a result, there will be two rematches between area teams. Melbourne, which won District 6-4A over Viera, will play the Hawks for the third time, this time at Tom McIntyre Stadium.
The Bulldogs have a pair of 1-0 wins over Viera this season, once in the regular season and once in the district final, both at Viera. Destiny Deluca scored twice in Melbourne’s 8-0 win over East Ridge on Thursday, and Carli Etrick assisted on three goals. Viera earned the rematch with a 3-1 win at Edgewater,
Merritt Island defeated Sebring, 8-0. Lexy Denaburg scored a goal and assisted on two others, while Madi Moore scored twice and assisted on one other goal. The Mustangs next host Titusville for a third time. The Terriers won at Lake Wales in overtime on Thursday, 1-0.
The local 2A game on Tuesday will pit Edgewood against Bishop Moore, which eliminated West Shore, 2-0. In Edgewood’s 2-1 win over Lake Highland Prep, Summer Torok saved 10 shots on goal for the Indians.
In Class 1A, Holy Trinity fell to Lakeland Christian, 5-0, ending its season.
Tuesday’s regional semifinals
Viera at Melbourne, 7 p.m.
Titusville at Merritt Island, 7
Bishop Moore at Edgewood, 7