Lakewood will try to win its first section championship in three attempts tonight against Berkeley Prep, while Seminole travels to Bloomingdale to contend for the Class 4A, Section II crown. Both games are at 7 p.m.
Lakewood advanced to the 3A-II game by trimming Clearwater Central Catholic 2-1 for the Region IV title Tuesday. Berkeley (23-2-2) earned the Region III crown the same night, edging Daytona Beach-Seabreeze 2-1.
Seminole (14-5-3) beat Countryside 1-0 for the 4A-Region IV title; Bloomingdale (14-3) stopped Leto 6-3 in Region III.
Tonight's winners move into the state tournament Feb.
21-22 in Fort Lauderdale.
Admission to the games is $3.
Boys soccer:In boys soccer tonight, 1991 Class 4A state champion Countryside and multiple title winners Clearwater Central Catholic (six) and Tarpon Springs (two) will play for their respective district championships in finals at Seminole, CCC and Tarpon.
The Cougars, ranked first in the 4A boys state poll, will shoot for their second 4A-7 crown against Dunedin (17-2-1) at 7 p.m. at Warhawks Field. Countryside (19-0-1) has not lost since Dec.
3, 1990 _ when it fell in a preseason tournament to Dunedin. The Falcons, No.
10 in the 4A rankings, played the Cougars to a 0-0 tie earlier this season.
CCC, the top-ranked 2A team in Florida, will play for its 16th consecutive district title in the 7:30 p.m. 2A-10 final against St. Petersburg Catholic at CCC's field. The Marauders, three-time defending 2A state champions, have won eight consecutive games, and 10 of their past 11.
Tarpon (6-7-4), the 3A champ in 1984 and '85, will play for its second straight 3A-10 crown at 7 p.m., at home, against Jesuit (14-5-4).
Tonight's winners will play for the respective region titles Tuesday at sites and times to be announced.
Admission to each district final is $3.
Signings: Two Clearwater High football players, Ben Harris and Jay Jones, will sign for scholarships on Monday to Knoxville (Tenn.) College, Knoxville assistant coach Doug Mitchem announced Thursday.
Harris played fullback and linebacker for the Tornadoes. He gained 457 yards last season. Jones was a wide receiver and defensive back. He caught 15 passes for 202 yards. Jones also plays basketball for Clearwater and Mitchem said Jones will play both sports for Knoxville.
Knoxville coach Joe Redmond is formerly the head coach of Juliet (Ill.) Junior College and has regularly scouted the Tampa Bay area. Knoxville is a NAIA school.