The Waupaca Comet boys’ soccer team picked up a nonconference win Sept. 27 over Menasha St. Mary Central.
Each team scored a goal in the first half. The Zephyrs’ Ryan Peters found the net 15 minutes into the game, but Waupaca’s Hunter Bailey tied the game six minutes later.
Alex Thorland gave Waupaca the lead for good midway through the second half before Chris Walters added an insurance goal with four minutes remaining.
The Comets outshot the Zephyrs 15-3 and goalkeeper Eric Cummings had two saves.
Waupaca will host Berlin at 7 tonight (Thursday).
The Comets will also begin state tournament play Thursday, Oct. 12, but pairings were not announced at press time. Waupaca is in a Division 2 regional with Appleton Xavier, Clintonville, Fox Valley Lutheran, Freedom, Mosinee, Northland Pines and Seymour.