Capital soccer defeated Big Sky 3-0 in the Western State Playoffs at Northwest Park on Oct. 18.
Connor Bartleson scored the first goal early in the contest. Big Sky scored the next goal for the Bruins on an own goal. Ryan Quinn assisted Aidan Adamek for the third score.
Capital led 3-0 at the break and won by the same score.
The win pushes the Bruins into the next round of the playoffs. Capital faces Helena on Oct. 21. This is their third matchup this season. Helena won both contests. On Sept. 8, Helena defeated Capital 2-0. On Sept. 28, the Bengals defeated the Bruins 4-2.
The winner of Friday’s match advances to the state tournament in Kalispell which starts on Oct. 27.