The Chesterton boys
soccer team continued its winning ways with a 2-0 Duneland Athletic
Conference victory over Merrillville on Wednesday night.
“It was a
frustrating game for me as a coach, but we haven’t been scored on at home
yet,” Chesterton coach Lucas Sabedra said. “I have high expectations for
these guys and I am happy that they denied any goals for Merrillville.”
Zack Bowser opened
the scoring with a first half laser from 35 yards away for a 1-0 lead after
splitting a pair of defenders.
“Zack does an
amazing job of beating defenders and creating shooting lanes or finding his
teammates in space,” Sabedra said. “He took his shot and it was a tough one
After halftime, the
Trojans continued to dominate possession and took advantage of a
Merrillville foul. Seth Conway drew the foul and then buried the free kick
in the lower left corner of the net to set the final score.
“In the first half,
we were having a tough time getting organized. We played a lot of straight
forward through balls,” Sabedra said. “In the second half, we had more
chances in front of the goal, one-on-one, but had trouble finding the back
of the net.”
recorded one save in posting the shutout victory.
The Trojans return
to the field on Monday when they host Munster. The JV game is scheduled for
a 10 a.m. kickoff.
junior varsity improved to 7-0 on the season with a 5-0 victory over
Merrillville on Wednesday night.
Trojan goals came
from Carlos Cano Jr., Tommy Oros, Ryan Donovan, Chris Tsampis and Justin
Werner. Ryan Parks, David Jugovic and Peyton Day all handed out assists.
recorded two saves in the shutout victory.