by James Howey
Johnson County Cavaliers (17-2-1) vs. Allen Flames (9-9)
Where: JCCC soccer field, Overland Park, Kansas
The Cavaliers will host the Flames in first-round playoff action Saturday. The Cavs look to rebound after a tough 5-0 defeat by Butler. Allen has beaten their last two opponents by a combined score of 30–0. The Cavs possess a high-powered offense with two of the top five scorers in the conference in Ashlynn Summar and Joanna Taylor.
Related: Cavalier Star Watch: Ashlynn Summar
Related: Cavalier Star Watch: Joanna Taylor
The Cavs beat Allen 6–0 earlier this month. Look for the Cavs to be able to overpower the Flames in this one in their mission to ultimately meet Butler again for a shot at nationals. Expect cloudy skies through all of the game with no rain.
Players to watch
Cavaliers: Ashlynn Summar, Joanna Taylor, and Sydney Alexander
Flames: Rachel Nincehelser, Hailey Melin, and Emilee Mitchell