Each player has a specified role on the Roy C. Ketcham boys soccer team. Each piece, like a cog, must do its part for the mechanism to function properly. And more and more, the Indians are beginning to look like a machine.
Eddie Armah scored twice in the first half to lead host Ketcham in an 8-2 win over Mahopac on Friday.
Armah has been asked to be one of the team’s primary scorers this season. So, of course, he scored. Midfielder Erick Maula, tasked with being an offensive facilitator, dished three assists.
“They’ve taken on those responsibilities and done a nice job for us,” Indians coach Scott Grimes said. “They’re doing everything we’ve asked of them.”
As are several teammates. Dan Ioos and David Siriboe put Ketcham up 2-0, scoring in the 10th and 11th minutes, respectively. Eddie May had two assists, including a feed to Noah Robinson for the third goal in the 15th minute.
Mike Rodriguez made four saves for Ketcham (6-1), which visits Spackenkill at 10 a.m. Saturday.
“It’s certainly a strong start, but the opponents get tougher as we go,” Grimes said. “We’ll see what we’re about in the next two weeks.”
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