Soccer roundup: Unbeaten SL debuts at No. 2 in state rankings

Both Spring Lake and Fruitport scored easy wins in their opening Lakes Eight Conference soccer contests of the season on Tuesday. The Lakers, who sit at No. 2 in the inaugural Division 2 state rankings, took on Orchard View and their star forward Zack Sutton and came away with a 4-0 victory. "I'm pretty proud of what we've done defensively, especially with Sutton getting such high praise early in the season,' said Lakers' coach Jeremy Thelen, whose team is now 5-0. "We wanted to set the tone early in the conference season.'
Tribune Staff
Sep 7, 2011


The Lakers scored three goals on set pieces, including Michael Zietlow’s goal off an Adam Clauss free kick 15 minutes into the game. Later in the first half, Kyle Kendall scored off a corner kick, then Kendall added a breakaway goal early in the second half.

Austin Gabris scored Spring Lake’s final goal.

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