The Chesterton boys
soccer team continued to roll through the competition with a 3-0 Duneland
Athletic Conference victory at Crown Point on Thursday.
“It was an amazing
team effort that eventually paid off after grinding out the first half,”
Chesterton coach Lucas Sabedra said. “We have kept a clean sheet in our
conference. Our teamwork and defensive discipline is something the boys
really have pride in.”
The No. 3 ranked
Trojans broke open a scoreless first half with just under 15 minutes to play
in the game as Seth Conway found the back of the net off a pass from Nick
“In the second
half, we came out with an attacking mindset,” Sabedra said. “We had a lot of
pressure in their half and Nick eventually found Seth on a perfect through
ball. Seth was one-on-one with the goalie and buried it in the bottom right
forced the game to 2-0 when he carried the ball down the left side of the
field and crossed a ball into the box that went off a Bulldog defender and
into the goal for a 2-0 lead.
VanNoort then set
the final score less than three minutes later when he scored on a free kick
from 30 yards out.
buzzing, so he took the free kick and buried it,” Sabedra said.
recorded five saves in the shutout victory.
The Trojans return
to the field on Saturday when they host Highland. The JV game is set for a 3
Chesterton 3, Crown
AT CROWN POINT
Chesterton -- Seth
Conway 1 goal; Andy VanNoort 1 goal; Nick Biel 1 assist; Charlie Eaton 5
Crown Point -- Jack
Mumaugh 12 saves.
8-0-1 (4-0 DAC); Crown Point 4-4 (1-3 DAC).
Chesterton 2, Crown
junior varsity beat Crown Point 2-1 on Thursday.
Trojan goals were
scored by Tommy Oros and Ryan O’Dell, while David Manojlovic and Benicio
Alvarez dished out assists.
Quintin Krygier had
two saves in the win.