JH Soccer at Odyssey Institute

Tonight the Jr High Falcon soccer team played Odyssey Prep with an unfortunate final score of 4-2. Our offense was led by Devin Covarrubias scoring the first goal of the game and Mustafa Al-Taee scoring a late second half second goal. Our defense played very well with our goalie Nasser Sinnokrot saving an attempted 13 goals. Everyone on the team played very hard and with full heart. Coach Frank stated to the team that “although we did not come out victorious we are still going to work hard and look forward to our next match.”

JH Soccer vs Cicero Prep

The JH Falcon Soccer team collected their first win if the season, defeating Cicero Prep by a fianl of 10-1. The offense was led by  Mustafa Al-Taee scoring three goals, and assisting on three additional scores. Devin Covarrubias added a first half hat trick (3 goals) of his own. James Winburn, Axel Garcia, Owen Sanchez and Ahmad Al-Salman all scoring goals as well. Goalkeeper Jesus Verdin recorded a shut out in the first half. After the game coach Frank said, “We hope to keep this momentum moving forward through the rest of the season.”

JH Soccer vs Paradise Honors

The Jr High Falcon soccer team came up short in their season opening contest against Paradise Honors by a final score of 8-0. The offense was sparked by Devin Covarrubias and Dani Helmintaler who played well in the opposing half. Defensively goalkeepers Nasser Sinnokrot and Jesus Verdin combined to stop 6 shots on the evening. “At the end of the day, we are still learning to play together as a unit. With more attention to detail and focus in our practices, we expect to have better results as we progress through this season,” Coach Frank said after the game.

JH Boys Soccer defeats Lincoln Prep

The JH Boys Soccer team won 7-1 against Lincoln Prep on Thursday. The team played their midfield aggressively and their defense conservatively. Bryan Medina had two saves. Caleb Zugaste had 1 goal and one assist. Kevin Valenzuela scored 4 goals. Brayan Mendoza scored 2 goals. Devin Covarrubias and Axel Garcia each scored one goal. “Our boys played hard and showed sportsmanship as they worked their positions down the field. They are learning to support each other on the field and from the sidelines.” -Coach Guyette