Rams-Greyhounds soccer semifinal suspended due to darkness, teams will finish up with penalty kicks Wednesday at 3:45 p.m., with the winner to face Ladue in the championship on Thursday.
Ladue and MICDS are hoping to play their way into the elite Challenge Cup, while John Burroughs is hoping for an improvement over last year.
Nominees for Athlete of the Week include district cross country champion Amos Bartelsmeyer, the entire St. Joe state championship tennis team, and a set of field hockey and soccer standouts that will be seeking playoff victories this week.
The freshman forward from MICDS is leading the Rams in goals and total scoring this season, and was an easy winner in the MVP voting this week.
Angels were 30-5 this season, with only local losses coming in two matchups against Lafayette.
St. Joe will play at Burroughs in one of the marquee matchups of the day, while third-seeded Villa, fifth-seeded MICDS, and 10th-seeded Ladue will also be in action.
Thursday's district playoff opener was delayed for 50 minutes at the outset due to severe lightning storm. Once things got rolling, it was all Wildcats in a 28-0 victory over the Rams.
Angels won with relative ease over Kirkwood and Ursuline on Wednesday, to improve to 29-4 overall this season. Now they prepare for sectional showdown with No. 1 Lafayette Saturday.
Sixth-seeded Rams were Suburban East Conference champions, but lost Tuesday's first-round playoff game in straight sets to Nerinx Hall.
With softball season over, our top candidates this week come from some of the area's best football, volleyball, field hockey, and tennis teams.
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