The Ankeny boys’ soccer team will have to wait until Friday to play its opening game in the Class 3A state tournament.
Iowa High School Athletic Association officials announced on Wednesday that the tournament would be pushed back a day. Here is the press release from the IHSAA:
“Due to field conditions and scheduling, the IHSAA’s 2019 State Soccer Tournament at Cownie Soccer Park in Des Moines has been postponed. The start will be pushed back one day, with finals moved to Tuesday due to IHSAA policy prohibiting postseason play on Sundays and previously scheduled IGHSAU regional finals on Monday. New tournament dates: Friday, May 31; Saturday, June 1; Tuesday, June 4. Currently set for same game times and field assignments.
“To recap: Quarterfinals moved from Thursday to Friday, semifinals from Friday to Saturday, and championships and consolations from Saturday to Tuesday. Further scheduling updates will be announced online at State Tournament Central.”