The Apollo Eagles boys soccer team took down Melrose 12-2 in the opening round of the Section 8A tournament Thursday night at a chilly Michie Field. The Eagles advance to take on the Sartell Sabres, who defeated Rocori 7-1 on Thursday.

ELSEWHERE:

Section 8AA Soccer
Rogers 2, STMA 1
Tech 3, Elk River 0

8A
Cathedral 8, Minnewaska 0
Alexandria 1, Little Falls 0

GIRLS SOCCER

8A
Apollo 5, Rocori 0
Cathedral 10, St. John’s Prep 0
Winners play Saturday

Sauk Rapids-Rice 5, Little Falls 1
Sartell 6, Melrose 0
Winners play Saturday

8AA
Rogers 9, Tech 0