North Fondy soccer advances in tourney; Springs loses 1-0

North Fondy soccer advances in tourney; Springs loses 1-0

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North Fondy soccer advances in tourney; Springs loses 1-0

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The North Fond du Lac/Oakfield boys soccer team picked a good time to get its second win of the season. Visiting NF/O beat Berlin 4-2 in Saturday’s opening round of the WIAA tournament.

Ben Mand scored for the Nuts in the first half, but the 17 seed trailed 15th seeded Berlin 2-1 at the break. Taylor Jones tied the game in the 49th minute, and two goals in quick successin from Oscar Arroyo and Adan Scheer put NF/O in control.

Trent Vielbig made nine saves to preserve the victory.

“I couldn’t be more excited for these boys. They worked hard for this victory,” said NF/O coach Donovan Heavener. ” No one has given them any credit this season and that included our ranking in the sectional bracket. We had something to prove today and I think we proved it. We are a lot better than what our record shows.”

NF/O plays at Sheboygan Falls on Tuesday.

Kewaunee 1, Springs 0

The host Storm won a regional opener behind a 35th minute header.

“We dominated the possession for the majority of the game, especially the last 20 minutes, but couldn’t get through to the penalty box often enough to get a goal,” said Springs coach Tony Denzin.

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