High School Soccer: Coyotes' season ends in area round

Rey Castillo
Alice Echo News Journal
Alice junior Ashton Neal

Alice's best season since 2012 came to a close after a 5-2 area round loss to Riverview IDEA on Tuesday at H-E-B Park in Edinburg.

The Coyotes were making their first appearance in the second round of the postseason since 2012.

Riverview advanced to the regional quarterfinals to play Hidalgo, a 2-1 winner against La Grulla. 

Christian Bernal and Jacob Lopez scored the two goals for the Coyotes with Ashton Neal recording an assist. 

Lopez concluded his senior season with a team-best 35 goals.

Alice goalkeeper Tiger Ortiz finished with eight saves. 

The Coyotes end the season at 14-6.