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The Madison Central boys varsity soccer team, under the direction of new head coach Evan Sutherland, went 1-1-1 during play at the Bluegrass State Games last weekend.
The Indians tied 1-1 with Simon Kenton in the first game, getting a goal by sophomore Dylan Dotson off an assist by junior Caleb Crutcher. Senior goalie Ben Durham had five saves. Seniors Luke Hall and Chad Barnes, along with junior Tate Renzenbrink, led the way on defense.
In the team’s second game, the Indians missed a multitude of opportunities to score in an ugly loss to Pendleton County, 4-0. Junior goalie Levi Knutson had two saves.
A much more determined and focused Central team handled St. Henry , 3-1, in the next game. An assist by sophomore Cameron Wilson resulted in the second goal of the weekend for Dotson. Central’s second goal came on a breakaway run by senior Addison McCoy.
Dotson passed the ball to senior Grant Willoughby for the game’s last goal. Durham had three saves.
Former Indian Steven Rech is serving as varsity assistant coach.
The MCHS junior varsity team, coached by former Indian Jonathan Tate, went 2-1 over the weekend at the Bluegrass State Games, with wins over Western Hills and Bishop Brossart and a loss to Henry Clay Blue.
In the 2-1 win over Western Hills, freshman Jackson Gilbert and eighth-grader Bryce Fielder scored, while eighth-grader Christian Roberts earned the victory in goal.
In a 5-2 win over Bishop Brossart, eighth-grader Branson Carney had two goals, along with a goal each for freshman Jackson Gilbert, freshman Evan Cornett, and eighth-grader Fez Budeiri. Eighth graders Bryce Fielder and Roberts shared goalie duties.
In a 4-1 loss to Henry Clay, freshman Worthie McGuire scored his first goal as an Indian.