(12) Centaurus at (5) Niwot
When: 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Records: Niwot (14-1-1); Centaurus (12-3-1)
Notes: The winner of Tuesday’s game will face the winner of a second round matchup between No. 4 D’Evelyn and No. 13 Fort Lupton … 4A Northern League rivals, the Niwot Cougars defeated the Centaurus Warriors 1-0 during the regular season on a goal from senior Billy Hoffmann … In the last five seasons, the Cougars lead the rivalry series 3-1-1 and have outscored the Warriors 9-6 … The Cougars defeated 28th-seeded Skyview 4-1 in the first round of the tournament … In their first round game, the Warriors got an overtime goal from Gabe Antunez to beat 21st-seeded Standley Lake … Niwot has won 11 straight games … Averaging 4.2 goals per game, the Cougars have five players with eight or more goals this season. Justin Barkow is the team leader with 18 … Antunez leads Centaurus with 12 goals and nine assists … Warriors goalkeeper Ventura Dominguez (12-3-1) has allowed 18 goals and has made 84 saves this season.
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