It was busy futbol week, with the CYC Tournament going on, an MCC rival match and Desmet hosting a traditionally strong Chicago squad.
SLUH – the Jr. Bills opened up their defense of the Monsignor Meyer Division of the CYC Tourney at the Soccer Park with a 4-0 victory over Duchesne on Monday, with goals from Trey Haman (2), Derek Rieke and Alec Solverud, with the shutout credited to Ty Frederking. On Wednesday SLUH hosted Granite City and finished with a 3-0 victory, on goals from Jack Bersett (2) and Jack Dempster, with the shutout from Ty Frederking. On Thursday the Jr. Bills pulled away from Oakville in a 3-1 victory, with goals from Jack Dempster (2) and Peter Simon, advancing to the semi-finals on Friday evening to face CBC. However, the early-season magic wasn’t there in a 4-0 loss to the Cadets.
Vianney – the Golden Griffins hosted Desmet in their final MCC league match on Wednesday and finished with a 2-1 loss, with the goal from Brandon Love.CBC – the Cadets kicked off play in the CYC Tourney at Soccer Park on Monday with a 7-2 victory over Northwest (Cedar Hill). Scoring for the Cadets were Nick Dempster (2), AJ Palazzolo (2), EJ Verhulst, Sam Leach and Simon Larsen. On Tuesday, CBC powered past O’Fallon (IL) 7-2, on a hat trick from Nick Dempster and additional goals from Pat Alsmeyer, Tyler Herberholt, Sam Larsen and Tyler McAllister. Against Mehlville on Thursday, the Cadets defense worked to preserve a clean sheet in a 2-0 victory, with the shutout from John Huber and goals from Sam Leach and EJ Verhulst, advancing to play SLUH in the semi-final.
On Friday the Cadets took control early, scoring two goals in each half, and shut out the top-ranked Jr. Bills 4-0, on a brace from both Nick Dempster and Sam Leach, with John Huber gaining the shutout. The Cadets then closed out a strong week with a 4-1 victory over Collinsville on Saturday, with Nick Dempster scoring two goals and Sam Leach and AJ Palazzolo each adding one as well.
Chaminade – the Red Devils also took part in the CYC Tourney this week, kicking off with a 2-0 victory over Kirkwood on Monday, with goals from Tim Steele and Ben Weber, and the shutout for Joe Mitchell. Played Collinsville (#3 STL Today Large School) on Tuesday and fell short on a last-minute goal 1-0. Chaminade finished the round robin portion by defeating Pattonville 7-2 on Wednesday, with goals from Tyler Huse (2), AJ Anthon, Cam Cavlovich, Ben Hasara, and Ryan Schneider. Chaminade finished second in their pool play.Desmet – the Spartans traveled to Vianney on Wednesday and pulled out a 2-1 victory, with both goals from Charlie Gibbs. On Thursday, hosting (Columbia, MO) Rock Bridge , the Spartans scored one goal from Matt Yankowitz in their 1-0 victory, with the shutout from Connor Range. On Saturday the Spartans were dominant in a 4-0 win over Loyola (Chicago, IL) Academy, with goals by Avi Wesseh (2), Nick Hanson, and Matt Gambino, and a shared shutout by Ethan Lochner and Jack Ruder.
This week’s upcoming matches
SLUH – the Jr. Bills travel to Eureka on Tuesday and host Priory on Thursday. They travel to Louisville (KY) this coming weekend to take on Floyd Central on Friday and Trinity on Saturday
Vianney – the Golden Griffins travel to Oakville on Tuesday before taking on Cherry Creek (CO) at CBC on Thursday and then progressing through the Gateway Soccer Classic Tournament on Friday and Saturday.
CBC – the Cadets host McCluer North on Wednesday before taking on Pingry (NJ) at home on Thursday in the Gateway Soccer Classic Tournament.
Chaminade – the Red Devils host St. Dominic on Tuesday before taking on Rockhurst at home on Thursday in the Gateway Soccer Classic Tournament. They’ll also play Columbia Rock Bridge on Friday and St. Thomas Aquinas (KS) on Saturday at home.
Desmet – the Spartans host Duchesne on Tuesday, Francis Howell on Thursday and Dunbar (KY) on Saturday.
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