Sturgeon Bay soccer will begin what will hopefully be a long playoff run on Thursday when they host Howards Grove. The Clippers are a two-seed in the Division 4 tournament and the Tigers are a 15. Howards Grove knocked off Kewaunee 7-1 on Tuesday to advance to play Sturgeon Bay.
The Clippers did not end the season the way they wanted to, losing two out of their final three games. They lost their first conference game in three years to Gibraltar/Sevastopol on October 14th, 1-0. Sturgeon Bay then beat Algoma at the Booyah Stadium in Green Bay by a score of 4-0 on October 17th. Their last match came on the road against Pulaski, a Division 2 team. They played a hard-fought game and fell 2-1.
This game is a rematch of last season's sectional final game played in Kohler which the Clippers won 2-1. The Tigers struggled this season finishing well under .500 overall and in the Big East Conference.
You can hear the broadcast of the match on 103.3 The Clipper and DoorKewauneeHighSchoolSports.com with the pregame show starting at 6:30 PM and kickoff at 7 from Clark Field in Sturgeon Bay.