Comets Soccer Weekend Wrap

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The Greenville Comets boys’ soccer team finished third out of 8 teams at the Effingham St. Anthony Tournament over the weekend.

The Comets won two games and tied another.

Coach Chance Vohlken said the tourney was played on a soggy and muddy field due to rain.

The first game Friday against St. Anthony ended in a 1-1 tie.

GHS took the lead early in the second half on a goal by senior captain Kyle Sunderland. St. Anthony tied it with a goal in the 41st minute.

The Comets had 32 shots in the game, five of them on goal. Evan Oakley was the Comets goal keeper.

Saturday, the Comets opened tourney play against Salem and won 5 to 1.

Sunderland recorded a hat trick. Noel Lyons and Desmond Gardner also scored.

Oakley and Theo Hardin shared goal keeping duties.

In the final game, Greenville blanked Harrisburg 7 to 0 jumping out to a six-goal lead in the first half.

Gardner recorded a hat trick. Other goals were by Sunderland, Timothy Ordonez, Tyler Rieke, and Oakley.

Brock Kinney was in goal most of the game with Hardin guarding the net the final six minutes.

The soccer Comets are now 2-1 and 1 for the season. They host Mater Dei Tuesday and travel to Centralia Friday.

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