By TR HARLAN
It was hot.
The Chesterton boys
soccer team wasted little time and improved to 3-0 on the season with a 6-0
victory at home Saturday over West Lafayette.
“The mark of a good
team is not being content and we weren’t content today,” Chesterton coach
Jamie Sensibaugh said. “We were a little mad about the missed opportunities
we had the last game. “
cracked the scoreboard just 1:30 into the game and scored again less than
five minutes later for an early 2-0 lead.
“On a hot day, it’s
important to get ahead and hopefully you can get some other kids in,”
Sensibaugh said. “Everybody did well for us in that regard. They didn’t have
the depth that we had.”
Noah Brickley got
dragged down in the box with 17:39 to play in the first half resulting in a
penalty kick goal for Billy Biehl and a 3-0 halftime advantage.
“I’m happy and
pleased with the win, but there are things we can do better,” Sensibaugh
said. “We had moments today where we didn’t possess the ball like we should
have and we missed some opportunities again. We have to work on those
things. Soccer isn’t an easy game.”
Trent Weller pushed
the lead to 4-0 on a pass from Biehl with a heel kick inside the near post.
Biehl’s second goal and a tally by Datin Ringas set the final score.
“We come out and
play hard every night, in practice and games,” Sensibaugh said. “That’s
something we can hang our hat on. We can always talk, communicate and play
Chesterton 6, West
Chesterton - Billy
Biehl 2 goals, 1 assist; Jared O’Dell 2 goals; Trent
Weller 1 goal, 1 assist; Datin Ringas 1 goal; Derek O’Dell 1 assist; Jameson
Sensibaugh 2 assists; Joey Dishman 1 save.
Chesterton 10, West
junior varsity improved to 3-0 on the year with a 10-0 victory over West
Lafayette on Saturday.
Trojan goals were
scored by Phil Flores, Kevin Gaffigan, Caleb Haire (2), Owen Hallas, Harley
Lohmeyer, Matt Neely, Blake Notzen, Tyler Shroeder and Andrew Stephan.
Hunter Warren and
Peter Ausema recorded saves.
victories over Boone Grove (5-0) and Michigan City (6-0) so far this season.
Goals against Boone
Grove were scored by Jake Donovan, Lohmeyer, Schroeder and Andrew Stephan
(2). Saves were made by Doug Filipek and Warren.
Michigan City were scored by Donovan, Hallas (2), Lohmeyer and Schroeder