Ontario boys beat state’s No. 1 soccer team, advance in state playoffs

Ontario boys soccer coaches Daniel Dominguez, left, and Jaime Gonzalez, right. (The Enterprise/LILIANA FRANKEL)

Ontario’s boys soccer team defeated the top-ranked team in the state Wednesday, advancing to the second record of state 4A playoff quarterfinals.

Ontario beat Stayton 1-0 in a playoff match in Stayton.

The Tigers, ranked 16th in the state, are scheduled to play the Hidden Valley Mustangs of Grants Pass on Saturday. The Mustangs, with an 11-4 record overall and ranked, beat Marshfield 3-1 on Wednesday to advance.

In other playoff action Wednesday, the Nyssa Bulldogs fell to Oregon Episcopal School 8-0. Nyssa finished the season with an 8-5 overall record and 6-2 in league play.

Three local football teams will see state playoff action this week:

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