The matchup between Liberty and UA features two of the top teams in the area. The Patriots, ranked fifth in the Division I state poll last week and fourth in the ThisWeek Super 7 poll, were 7-1-1 after losing to Gahanna 2-1 on Sept. 22. The Golden Bears, who were 8-0-2 after beating Westerville Central 1-0 on Sept. 22, are third in the Super 7.

The matchup between Liberty and UA features two of the top teams in the area.

The Patriots, ranked fifth in the Division I state poll last week and fourth in the ThisWeek Super 7 poll, were 7-1-1 after losing to Gahanna 2-1 on Sept. 22.

The Golden Bears, who were 8-0-2 after beating Westerville Central 1-0 on Sept. 22, are third in the Super 7.

Liberty, whose key players include forwards Kyle Baum and Sam DeRoy and midfielders Evan Cupp and Alex Ranalli, had allowed an average of only .8 goals a game through nine games.

UA, which is led by midfielder Rhodes Moore and defender Noah Grumman, was allowing .7 goals a game through 10 games.

Since 2004, UA holds a 3-1-1 lead in the series, including a 4-1 win last year.