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Soccer Roundup: Fruitport soccer routs Kenowa Hills

Tribune Staff • Sep 9, 2016 at 12:23 AM

The Fruitport boys soccer team scored an impressive 9-1 win over Grand Rapids Kenowa Hills on Thursday.

Senior forward Jonah Krueger netted the first two goals of the game for the Trojans (5-3 overall, 2-0 O-K Black), followed by fellow senior striker Chandler McLaughlin, who scored the third goal of the game. Junior Chandler Mclaughlin scored two goals of his own with 18 and 16 minutes left in the half.

Kenowa scored their only goal of the game with six minutes left in the first half.

The second half saw four Trojan goals by four different players. The mid-fielders got involved with Jeremy Couch, Austen Golden and Liam Parker all lighting up the scoreboard. Defender Logan Tietsema found his way over to the offensive side of field and netted the ninth and final score of the game for Fruitport.

“It’s nice to start the conference play 2-0, but the real challenges are coming soon, starting with Jenison on Saturday,” said Fruitport coach Greg Kobylak.

The Trojans will look to continue their winning ways in the O-K Black when they visit the Wildcats (3-2-1) on Saturday.

SL soccer blanks Sparta

The Spring Lake boys soccer team scored a 5-0 shutout win over Sparta on Thursday.

Ryan Zeitlow scored two goals to lead the Lakers (6-1), while Dylan Constantine, Matthew Gagnon and Tommy Fine each added one goal.

Keeper Bruce Boes made three saves to record the shutout in net.

GH soccer falls to Rockford

The Grand Haven boys soccer team suffered a tough 1-0 loss to O-K Red rival Rockford High School on Thursday.

The first half concluded 0-0. Rockford netted the only goal of the game on a counter attack with 23 minutes remaining in the second half.

Grand Haven is now 3-2-2 overall and 2-1 in the O-K Red. They will return to the pitch for another conference matchup at home against Grandville High School on Tuesday.

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