The Colleyville Heritage boys soccer team halted a two-game losing streak to wrap up the regular season and now has its sights set on the postseason.
Coach Adam Phillips said that he is feeling confident in his team’s chances in the playoffs if his players remember to step up their game.
“The playoffs are a different season to an extent,” Phillips said. “Every team is competitive, and it might come down to one play. The play is faster and the intensity is raised. I think we have experience from many players last year that will help us.”
Colleyville Heritage defeated Richland by a score of 2-1 on Friday night in its regular season finale, and Phillips said it was a pretty good effort from his team.
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“Richland played well, and we did as well in stretches,” Phillips said. “We tried some new formations and players in different spots to see what we have for the playoffs. I think we created many chances, just need to finish a little and get the final pass correct.”
Colleyville had lost its prior two games heading into the season finale, and Phillips said it was pretty crucial that his team picked up some confidence before the playoffs started.
“That was very important,” Phillips said. “Momentum is always important.”
Phillips said that he is pretty pleased with how his team is performing as the playoffs get set to get underway, but added there are still a few wrinkles to iron out.
“I think we have a couple of areas to improve,” Phillips said. “However, we’ll have quite a few days before the playoff match, so everything will be corrected.”
In order to have a good run in the postseason, Phillips said it will take a few things.
“We have to clean up our passing and finish our opportunities,” he said.