Defending state champion Norman North finally won a shootout, but it took 12 tries.
Before an estimated crowd of 1,200 at Norman North, the Timberwolves defeated Norman, 2-1, Friday night in the Class 6A quarterfinals, avenging a 1-0 shootout loss to the Tigers earlier in the season.
The regular season loss was the Timberwolves first to Norman since 2007. Norman North, 12-3, lost all three of its game this season in shootouts.
But the Timberwolves outscored scored Norman 10-9 in the shootout on Friday night.
The Timberwolves finished the shootout with seven straight goals, while Norman made nine in a row before goal keeper Daniel Taylor finally stopped a shot attempt by the Tigers' Theo Ostas.
Mauro Cichero and Ashton Bray each made two goals for Norman North in the shootout, while Norman's Matt Tidwell also scored twice.
Cichero scored with 14 seconds left in the first half on a penalty kick. Matt Hockett of Norman tied the game 1-1 with 3:13 left to force overtime. Neither team scored in two overtimes.
Norman, 12-2, also had a goal nullified in regulation on an offsides penalty.
The Timberwolves advance to meet Owasso in the semifinals.
EDMOND NORTH 3, EDMOND MEMORIAL 1
The top-ranked Huskies improved to 13-2 on the season with a victory in the 6A boys soccer quarterfinals over their crosstown rivals.
Avery Sanderson, Trevor Moore and Zack Medawaetage each scored goals for Edmond North, while Ross Stewart and Alex Mullet had assists.
The Huskies will host Jenks in the state semifinals on Tuesday night.
HERITAGE HALL 3, CAPITOL HILL 0
Heritage Hall remained unbeaten by scoring three second half goals to defeat Capitol Hill.
Matt McLaughin scored twice for the Chargers while Connor McGinnis added a goal. Goal keeper Daniel Paugh posted his eighth shutout of the season. Capitol Hill finishes the season at 10-4.
The Chargers host Tulsa East Central in the semifinals on Tuesday night.
EDMOND NORTH 3, PUTNAM NORTH 0
Edmond North's girls scored three goals in the second half to defeat Putnam North, 3-0, on Friday night in the Class 6A quarterfinals.
Breezie Pedersen scored four minute into the second half off a corner kick from Kayci Kersten.
Two minutes later, Pedersen scores again off a corner kick. Courtney Dike finished the scoring off a pass from Sydney Legaard.
The Huskies will host Jenks in the semifinals on Tuesday night.
DEER CREEK 8, CHICKASHA 2
Mikayla Lowery scored three goals as Deer Creek defeated Chickasha, 8-2, on Friday night in Class 5A quarterfinals girls' soccer action.
Kelsey Taylor scored both goals for Chickasha.
CARL ALBERT 2, NOBLE 1
Carl Albert gave Noble its first loss of the season as the Titans advanced to the Class 5A girls soccer quarterfinals.
“They handled us pretty well,” Noble coach Larry Worden said. “We just never could get anything going. They just physically whipped us. They were stronger and faster.”