It took a while for the Pirate offense to heat up on Saturday but in the second half it did as they put in 4 goals in a 2 minute stretch on way to a 9-0 win over Northwood in Boys Soccer. The visiting Pirates scored first with just under half of the half gone when Carson Etter put in a Wyatt Davis pass to make it 1-0. The Pirates made it 2-0 with 4:06 left in the half when Braxton Stegbauer converted a crossing pass from Davis. Pirates 2, Rangers 0 at half.
Pirate Rhenn Armey opened up the second half scoring when he put in a goal off a Bryce Recker pass 4 minutes into the half. Wyatt Davis put in a goal at the 23:33 mark to start a 4 goal run that put the game away for the Pirates. Armey followed up Davis’s goal 39 seconds later. One minute later Armey would make it a hat trick with another goal with Peyton Wilson getting the assist. 21 seconds after that Wilson made it 7-0 when he hit the back of the net off an Armey pass. Noah Bibler would finish up the Pirates scoring with 2 goals at 18:21 and 12:10 left in the game. Pirates 9, Rangers 0.
Rhenn Armey had the hat trick for the Pirates. Noah Bibler had a pair of goals while Carson Etter, Braxton Stegbauer, Wyatt Davis, and Peyton Wilson had 1 goal each. Watt Davis had 2 assists while Bryce Recker, Peyton Wilson and Braxton Stegbauer had 1 assist each.
The Pirates outshot the Ranger 19-0. Konnor Knipp-Williams picked up the shutout win in goal.
Continental improves to 6-0 and will travel to Ottoville on Tuesday for a Putnam County League matchup of the unbeaten Big Green.
–Mike Jones, Sportswriter
–Photo from earlier game