Johnson County Cavaliers (9-6-2) vs Garden City Busters (11-4-1)
By James Howey
Where: Garden City, Kansas
The Cavaliers men’s soccer squad travels to Garden City today to begin the Region VI playoffs. Look for a close contest with these two teams, who played a tough game early in the season that was won by Garden City 2–1. Both clubs are playing well coming into the postseason by having success against tough competition. After losing to Dodge City, the Cavs have beaten Kansas City Kansas, Cowley and tied Cloud County. The Busters come fresh off a 4–3 win over Pratt, who is the number-one seed in the playoffs. The Cavs will have sophomore Trae Hunjak returning from a broken nose. The winner of the game will go on to play the winner of Northwest KS Tech at Pratt on Saturday.
Players to watch
Cavaliers: Trae Hunjak, Kyle Scott and Caleb Cothrin
Busters: Erik Renteria-Barragan, Misael Villarreal and Jordan Burton