Soccer: Falcons Top Northwestern, Head to State Final

The Severna Park High School boys soccer team will play in the Class 4A state championship game on Friday evening.

After defeating Northwestern 2-1 on Saturday night, the Severna Park High School boys soccer team is headed to the Class 4A state championship game.

According to The Capital Gazette, Tim Nelson scored his second goal of the season to help lead the Falcons to a 2-1 victory over Prince George's County foe Northwestern on Friday night in Rockville.

The victory put Severna Park in the state final, which will be played at 5 p.m. on Friday night at UMBC. The Falcons will take on Montgomery County team Wootton High School.

Wootton enters the state final with a record of 16-1-1. Severna Park (18-1) also has one loss, which came to North County in the county championship game.

The Falcons, haven't made it to the state final since 2004, and according to The Capital Gazette, the team will be looking to earn its third state title and first since 2001.

The Washington Post reported that Severna Park has been eliminated in the state semifinals in four of the past five seasons.

On Sunday night, the Severna Park boys soccer team tweeted that they will be wearing blue on Saturday in the state championship game, and asked fans to dress accordingly.


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