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Warriors clash for region opener

The Nansemond River High School and Kecoughtan High School boys’ soccer teams will meet in the first round of Class 5 Region A state tournament.

Both Warriors team will clash in the first round of region play Thursday evening. Nansemond River comes into the tournament with the No. 5 seed with a 12-2-2 record on the season. With the momentum the Warriors have, it’s possible they can have a run like they had during the 2017 season.

During that season, the Warriors became the first boys’ soccer team in Suffolk to reach the state tournament. They came within a goal of making the Class 5 state title game that season.

Both Nansemond River and Kecoughtan will be facing off Thursday evening at Powhatan Field at Old Dominion University at 7 p.m.