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Wednesday, October 03, 2012Boys Soccer: Findlay falls 8-1 to St. John's
Jeff Anderson scored the first of his two goals and Camden Buescher and Matt Almester each added a goal to stake St. John's to a 3-0 halftime lead.
St. John's added Gramza's trifecta, Anderson's second goal and one by Ian Baird in the second half to shut the door on Findlay.
Max MacDonald scored the lone goal for the Trojans (7-3-3, 3-1-2 TRAC).
The Titans unloaded an assault of 22 shots on goal, and Findlay goalkeeper Clayton Hildebrand managed seven saves for the Trojans.
Findlay never found its groove on offense, recording just four shots on goal.
goals: (Fin) Max MacDonald. (TSJ) Nick Gramza (3), Jeff Anderson (2), Camden Buescher, Matt Almester, Ian Baird. shots-on-goal: Findlay 4, Toledo St. John's 22. saves: (Fin) Clayton Hildebrand 7; (TSJ) Eric Mihlay 2, Anthony Negrini 1.
records: Findlay 7-3-3 overall, 3-1-2 Three Rivers Athletic Conference; Toledo St. John's 7-5-1, 6-0-0.
Toledo St. John's JV 1, Findlay 0
goals: (TSJ) Myles Copeland. shots-on-goal: Findlay 8, Toledo St. John's 14. saves: (Fin) Aaron Elchert 4; (TSJ) Stephen Wainz 4.
records: Findlay 8-4-1 overall, 4-2 Three Rivers Athletic Conference.
MILLER CITY 4
LIBERTY CENTER -- Drew Recker and Tristen Niese gave Miller City a 2-0 lead at the break, and Russell Niese doubled that with two second-half goals as the Wildcats blanked Liberty Center 4-0 on Tuesday in nonleague boys soccer action.
Miller City (6-6-0) outshot Liberty Center (1-8-2) 12-4. Four saves by Austin Lammers earned Miller City the shutout.
goals: (MC) Drew Recker, Tristen Niese, Russell Niese 2. Assists: (MC) Jackson Lammers. shots-on-goal: Miller City 12, Liberty Center 4. saves: (MC) Austin Lammers 4. (LC) Jake Box 6.
records: Miller City 6-6-0, Liberty Center 1-8-2.
JUNIOR VARSITY: Miller City, 2-0.
CONTINENTAL -- Brodie Nofziger scored two goals Tuesday to help Archbold top Continental 4-2 in a nonconference boys soccer match.
Continental's Dallas Geckle scored a goal and added an assist on a score by Zach Schwarzman.
David Bontrager and Shae Hernandez also recorded goals for Archbold.
goals: (Arch) Brodie Nofziger 2, Shae Hernandez, David Bontager. (Cont) Dallas Geckle, Zach Schwarzman. Assists: (Cont) Geckle. shots-on-goal: Continental 6, Archbold 5. saves: (Cont) Austin Mansfield 1. (Arch) Emerson Rodabaugh 4.
records: Archbold 11-0, Continental 7-6-1.
JUNIOR VARSITY: Archbold 1, Continental 1, tie.
KALIDA -- Devin Kortokrax scored two goals and four other Kalida players got one each in the Wildcats' 6-1 nonleague boys soccer win over Cory-Rawson on Tuesday.
Kalida outshot Cory-Rawson 15-2 and got one save from goalie Brent Hovest in impoving to 10-1-3 on the season. Jason Sands had the lone goal for Cory-Rawson (4-8-2).
goals: (C-R) Jason Sands. (Kal) Devin Kortokrax 2, Ryan Korte, Ryan Erhart, Austin Swift, Ian Richey. Assists: Luke Langhals, Adam Knueve, Richey, Ryan Kahle. shots-on-goal: Cory-Rawson 2, Kalida 15. saves: (C-R) Ryan Egts 9. (Kal) Brent Hovest 1.
records: Cory-Rawson 4-8-2, Kalida 10-1-3.
HERITAGE CHRISTIAN 6
LIMA CHRISTIAN 3
Dillon and Sam Berry took care of all of the scoring for Heritage Christian on Tuesday as the Minutemen posted a 6-3 Buckeye Christian Schools Association boys soccer win over Lima Christian Academy.
Both Berrys netted three goals for Heritage (3-3-1). Kenneth Lee and Josiah Long had two assists and Sam Berry had one.
goals: (HC) Sam Berry & Dillon Berry 3. (LCA) Jesse Cave 2, Dylan Pettigrew. Assists: (HC) Josiah Long & Kenneth Lee 2, S. Berry. (LCA) Cave shots-on-goal: Heritage Christian 15, Lima Christian Academy 12. saves: (HC) Matt Beal 8. (LCA) Nate Grimm 9.
records: Heritage Christian 3-3-1, Lima Christian Academy 2-5.
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