Sep. 1—WILLMAR — Good issues come to those that wait.
For the Willmar boys soccer crew, that meant a powerful 8-1 win over Central Lakes Convention foe St. Cloud Apollo on Tuesday at Hodapp Discipline.
“That is the most recent first recreation since I have been teaching,” mentioned Cardinals head coach Jeff Winter, who’s in his twelfth yr on the helm. Willmar was initially scheduled to open the season Saturday at residence towards Monticello, just for the sport to be postponed resulting from poor area circumstances.
“It has been two-and-a-half weeks,” Winter mentioned. “It felt like a protracted starting, but it surely was a superb starting.”
On the ninth minute, Willmar obtained on the board when a move by Diego Gonzalez beat the Eagles’ protection and reached Abdullahi Mohamud, who put the ball previous Apollo goalkeeper Dylan Coulter. The Cardinals tacked on two extra first-half objectives from Jairon Martinez Coto (twenty second minute) and Anthony Reyes Jimenez (thirty first minute). Proper earlier than the break, Apollo lower the deficit to 2 with a header by Elijah Doyomo.
13 seconds into the second half, Willmar’s Jemil Osman obtained the ball and did all of the work himself for a Cardinal objective. A minute later, Mohamud popped in his second objective of the sport.
Willmar tacked on three extra objectives within the second half, courtesy of Gonzalez, Martinez Coto and Jordy Contreras.
“What we had been capable of do was hold management and move round them,” Winter mentioned. “Apollo needed to chase round loads as a result of we had been transferring the ball properly.”
In internet, Andrew Ziebarth stopped six pictures en path to the victory.
The Cardinals are again at residence at 5 p.m. Thursday for a match towards Sartell.
St. Cloud Apollo 1
St. Cloud Apollo (0-1-0)…..1 0 — 1
Willmar (1-0-0)………………. 3 5 — 8
FIRST HALF — W: Abdullahi Mohamud (Diego Gonzalez) ninth minute … W: Jairon Martinez Coto (Gonzalez) twenty second minute … W: Anthony Reyes Jimenez (Jorge Zelaya Velasquez) thirty first minute … SCA: Elijah Doyomo thirty sixth minute
SECOND HALF — W: Jemil Osman fortieth minute … W: Mohamud (Martinez Coto) forty first minute … W: Gonzalez (Jordy Contreras) 53rd minute … W: Martinez Coto (Alan Millan) 68th minute … W: Contreras (Osman) 79th minute
SHOTS ON GOAL — St. Cloud Apollo: 8 … Willmar: 19
GOALIE SAVES — Apollo: Dylan Coulter (11 saves) … Willmar: Andrew Ziebarth (6 saves)
With two objectives in two minutes, Minnewaska obtained the house win over Zimmerman at Glenwood.
Scoreless by means of the primary 40 minutes, the Lakers obtained on the board within the 56th minute when Ethan Quelle scored on a move from Blake Nelson. Within the 57th minute, Nelson obtained in on the scoring with a objective of his personal, with an help going to Isaac Koenig.
Minnewaska goalie Isaac Meyer got here up with three saves.
Zimmerman (0-2-0)…………….. 0 0 — 0
Minnewaska (1-1-0)……………. 0 2 — 2
FIRST HALF — No objectives
SECOND HALF — M: Ethan Quelle (Blake Nelson) 56th minute … M: Nelson (Isaac Koenig) 57th minute
SHOTS ON GOAL — Zimmerman: 3 … Minnewaska: 8
GOALIE SAVES — Zimmerman: Not out there … Minnewaska: Isaac Meyer (3 saves)