The soccer playoff run for the Telluride High School girls team ended Friday night in Denver.
The Miners, who defeated Front Range Christian 2-1 in the opening round of the playoffs, lost 6-0 to No. 1 seed Denver Christian in the quarterfinals.
The Telluride girls finished the season 12-5-0 with yet another state playoff appearance.
“(Denver Christian) is a good team and their field was huge,” Telluride head coach Vidal Cubero Sobrados said. “We gave up a couple early goals. Then they got their third in the second half.”
Denver Christian controlled the game from then on.
Vidal said the Telluride girls played hard and with great intensity, but the large field worked against the Miners.
“It was a really big field. That gave us trouble,” he said. “They know what to do on that big field.”
He added the Miners were disappointed to fall in the state quarterfinals again.
“But I’m so proud of the girls. They played really, really hard,” Vidal said. “It was a very good season. Maybe next year we can go really far. Next year, we will have more experience.”
Denver Christian improved to 14-2-0 with Friday’s win over Telluride. Denver Christian will take on Cornerstone Christian Academy (12-4-0) in the Class 2A state semifinals Wednesday.
No. 5 seed Cornerstone Christian defeated No. 4 seed Fountain Valley 1-0 on Friday.
In the other state semifinal, No. 6 seed Crested Butte (14-2-1) will take on No. 2 seed Dawson School of Lafayette (10-3-0).
Crested Butte defeated Loveland Classical 8-3 in the quarterfinals.
Dawson School eliminated Colorado Rocky Mountain School of Carbondale 8-3 on Friday.
The Class 2A state championship girls soccer game will be played May 21 at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Denver.