win streak hits lucky 13
Wood River first
team to score on Sun Valley in eight games
Express Staff Writer
Community School boysí soccer team continued its unbeaten streak with
a 6-2 win at home over rival Wood River on Monday.
assured the Cutthroats the top seed in the upcoming District tournament
and stretched their undefeated record to 13-0.
senior Sean Higgins scored three goals against Hailey and was named
Man of the Match by coach Richard Whitelaw
Monday, the Wolverines came out hoping to avenge the 2-1 loss to
Community School earlier in the season. But the Cutthroats dashed those
hopes early in the game with two goals from Sean Higgins in the first
River responded with a goal from Jorge Giribet-Canto to bring the score
penalty kicks within minutes of each other made the score 3-2 in favor
of the home team. Josh Sonneland scored for the Cutthroats and Tate
Mills knocked one in for Wood River.
goal was the last rallying cry for the Wolverines. John Hayes and
Higgins each tallied goals late in the half to give the Community a
comfortable 5-2 lead going into half-time.
intense and high scoring first half, both teams came out with weary legs
and the second half proved to be a nearly even battle.
saves by Wood River defenders Matt Hansen and Cutthroat defenders Taylor
Rothgeb stopped near goals for each team.
notched his second goal of the game to give the Community School a
commanding 6-2 lead, which held until the final whistle.
Wood Riverís fifth straight loss to the Community School in two years.
coach Richard Whitelaw was happy with his teamís performance but
commended the effort of Wood River and Wolverine goalie Luke Speer.
gave up a couple of goals," Whitelaw said. "But anytime you
can score six goals against a team like Wood River is a pretty good
earlier games, the Community School beat Filer 6-0 with a hat trick from
Sonneland and goals from Higgins (2) and Juan Munoz (1). They also
defeated Bliss at home 6-0 with goals from Higgins (2), Austin McCann
(1), Drew Stoecklein (1) and "Man of the Match" Munoz (2).
River also had commanding wins earlier in the week, defeating Declo 7-0
and Buhl 8-1. They played District foe Filer on Tuesday.