Three-Game Week for Boys’ Soccer

The Trojans lost three games during the past week, making their current record 3-6.


OFFENSIVE MINDSET – Junior Ben Andersen dribbles the ball upfield in the matchup against the Harlan Cyclones. Andersen had a total of four shots in the three games during the week of April 22.

Ashley Wendt and Erin Wendt

A busy week for boys’ soccer ended in three losses for the team. During the week of April 22, the Trojans played the Creston Panthers, Underwood Eagles, and Harlan Cyclones on Monday, Thursday and Friday, respectively. They kicked off their competition against the Panthers, falling 0-3. The boys also fell to the Underwood Eagles 1-3 and turned around to face the Cyclones the next day and lost with a score of 0-4.

While playing the Panthers, the Trojans had a total of three shots throughout the night with one on goal. Junior Ben Andersen, senior Nathan Brockman and sophomore Beau Dickerson took the shots, with Brockman’s being the only one on goal. Senior Alvin Nantz was the goalkeeper for the team and had a total of 32 saves.

Going into the second game of the week, the boys took five shots: two each from Andersen and Dickerson and one from Brockman. Shots from Andersen and Dickerson were on goal as well, with Andersen hitting one in the back of the net. Nantz took the position of goalkeeper once again and had five saves during the matchup.

The Trojans’ last game of the week was against the Cyclones, where they had five total shots. Andersen, Dickerson and freshman Lee Houser had one-a-piece and junior Zach McKay had two. Out of the five shots, none were on goal. Nantz had a total of 19 saves throughout the night and Brockman had one.

The Trojans will travel to AHSTW for their next game on Tuesday, April 30.