The Freedom boys’ soccer team continued its hot start Tuesday.
The Irish scored three goals in each half to storm to a five-goal lead and held on to beat Little Chute 6-4 in a North Eastern Conference game in Freedom.
The Irish improved their record to 6-0-1 with the win.
“They’re very happy,” Freedom coach Justin Oshefsky said of his players. “We’re off to a great start.”
Freedom got goals from Jared Gartzke, Dillion Maass and Adam Schommer in the first half to lead 3-1 at halftime.
Austin Klarner scored twice in the second half and Schommer scored again to put the Irish ahead 6-1.
“We got off to a great start and were able to play a lot of guys a lot of minutes,” Oshefsky said. “Our bench got in and our starters were due for some rest.”
Taylor Sanders scored three goals and Ben Coenen also scored for the Mustangs.
Freedom ……3 3 — 6
Little Chute ……1 3 — 4
Goals: Jared Gartzke F; Dillion Maass F (Austin Klarner); Taylor Sanders LC (Brady Weigman); Adam Schommer F (Jared Gartzke); Adam Schommer F (Casey Calhoon); Austin Klarner F (Adam Schommer); Austin Klarner F (Gartzke); Taylor Sanders LC (Mitch Gut); Taylor Sanders LC pk; Ben Coenen LC. Shots: LC 12, F 24. Saves: Brandyn Johnson F 8, Carson Mara LC 9.
Fox Valley Lutheran 10, Denmark 0
At Appleton, Nikolai Noffke scored three goals, while Kaz Van Asten and Jett Malkowski each added two to lead the Foxes.
The Foxes had 17 shots while the defense did not allow a shot.
Austin Hoersch, Colton Schild and Noah Witt each added a goal for FVL (1-2, 1-0).
The match ended in the 61st minute, after Witt scored the 10th goal.
Denmark ……0 0 — 0
FVL ……8 2 — 10
Goals: Kaz Van Asten (Jett Malkowski) 4:57; Nikolai Noffke 11:36; Noffke (Colton Schild) 12:48; Austin Hoersch 21:45; Van Asten (Nick Hahn) 28:17; Malkowski (Noah Glende) 30:49; Malkowski 32:38; Schild 38:39; Noffke (Colton Maxwell) 43:32; Noah Witt 60:10. Shots: FVL 17; D 0. Saves: Gio Perez D 7, Noah Schaser FVL 0.
Fox Valley Association
Neenah 6, Appleton West 2
At Appleton’s Nienhaus Field, the Rockets (2-1, 1-0 FVA) scored twice within a minute in the second half to take the lead and went to defeat the Terrors (1-1, 0-1).
Evan Dujardin scored three goals and had an assist for Neenah.
West struck first, scoring at 26:24 as Juan Lopez finished on a pass from Bailey Sweeney. Neenah tied the game less than two minutes later when Evan Napier scored on a through ball from Dujardin at 27:49.
The Terrors went back on top early in the second half as Andrew Barry scored from the center of the field, just inside the 18-yard box.
The Rockets tied it up on Dujardin’s first goal, on a pass from Henry Urbina-Zeledon, at 62:21 and went ahead at 63:11 as Taylor Flom’s shot from outside the 18 was deflected into the goal.
From there, Neenah wore down West, with Dujardin scoring on a breakway at 75:03, Carter Brown tipping the ball in on a pass from Urbina-Zeledon at 77:43 and Dujardin adding his third goal at 82:18.
Neenah ……1 5 — 6
Appleton West ……1 1 — 2
Goals: Juan Lopez AW (Bailey Sweeney) 26:24; Evan Napier N (Evan Dujardin) 27:49; Andrew Barry AW 51:15; Dujardin N (Henry Urbina-Zeledon) 62:21; Taylor Flom N 63:11; Dujardin N 75:03; Carter Brown N (Urbina-Zeledon) 77:43; Dujardin N 82:18. Saves: Mark McKenzie N 7, Bryant Schisel AW 11.
Kimberly 3, Oshkosh North 0
At Kimberly, Zuhad Ansari and Michael Carreon scored in the first half and Collin Lang added a second-half goal to lead the Papermakers.
Ben Peterson made five saves in goal for Kimberly.
Oshkosh North……0 0 — 0
Kimberly……2 1 — 3
Goals: Zuhad Ansari (Brad Ludwig) 3:40; Michael Carreon 32:51; Collin Lang (Cooper Utpadel) 48:10. Saves: Cade Francour ON 11, Ben Peterson K 5.
Appleton North 3, Hortonville 0
At Appleton, Osman Bajraktarevic, Jacob Teunas and Eric Nelson scored goals in the second half to lift the Lightning.
Hortonville ……0 0 — 0
App. North ……0 3 — 3
Goals: Osman Bajraktarevic 53:00; Jacob Teunas (Nick Smidt) 58:00; Eric Nelson (Chee Yang) 74:00. Shots: H 0, AN 21. Saves: Josh Koleske AN 0, Josh Gassick AN 0, Isaac Tews H 16.
Appleton East 2, Kaukauna 0
At Kaukauna, Justin Feil and Daniel Fernandez scored for the Patriots in the shutout victory.
Isaiah Savoie made nine saves in goal for the Patriots.
App. East ……1 1 — 2
Kaukauna ……0 0 — 0
Goals: Justin Feil 32:00; Daniel Fernandez 63:00. Shots: AE 5, K 9. Saves: Isaiah Savoie AE 9, Nic Bauer K 3.
New London 6, Seymour 2
At New London, Joey Messina scored three goals and Parker Sullivan added two scores to lead the Bulldogs.
Seymour……1 1 — 2
New London……3 3 — 6
Goals: Joey Messina NL; Parker Sullivan NL; Joey Messina NL; Parker Sullivan NL (Jason Sanderfoot); Joey Messina NL (Parker Sullivan); Jason Sanderfoot NL (Joey Messina); Jared Swenson S, Nick Yohr S. Shots: S 7, NL 15. Saves: Jason Waldvogel NL 5; Brayden Wilinski S 9.
Xavier 4, Menasha 0
At Appleton, the Hawks scored four first-half goals to cruise in their Bay Conference opener.
Tate Resch-Gauger scored two goals, while Joey Zimmer and Seth Theilig also scored for Xavier (3-2, 1-0).
Bryan Geenen was in goal for the shutout and made one save.
Menasha ……0 0 — 0
Xavier ……4 0 — 4
Goals: Joey Zimmer 11:00; Seth Theilig (Carson Reed) 12:00; Tate Resch-Gauger (Theilig) 17:00; Resch-gauger (Andres Lopez) 31:00. Shots: M 1, X 19. Saves: Cesar Morales M 11, Bryan Geenen X 1.
Howards Grove 10, St. Mary Catholic 0
At Howards Grove, the Tigers scored seven goals in the first half on their way to a shutout over the Zephyrs.
Richie Holder of SMC (1-2, 0-2) made eight saves and Spencer Juchniewich added seven in goal for St. Mary Catholic.
SMC ……0 0 — 0
Howards Grove ……7 3 — 10
Saves: Richie Holder SMC 8, Spencer Juchniewich 7.
Winneconne 4, Ripon 0
At Winneconne, Tanor Ecklund scored two goals and had two assists to lead the Wolves to a shutout victory over the Tigers.
Zach Noll added two goals for Winneconne (6-0, 2-0) in the second half.
Ripon ……0 0 — 0
Winneconne ……1 3 — 4
Goals: Tanor Ecklund 43:47; Ecklund 53:24; Zach Noll (Ecklund) 71:45; Noll (Ecklund) 74:28.
Xavier football on Varsity Roundtable
Xavier football players Drew Hinkens and Noah Severin will be our guests today at 7 p.m. on Varsity Roundtable, our weekly prep sports
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