Pirates Best The Pioneers 2 – 1
On Thursday, the Lima Temple Christian boys soccer team traversed through Vaughsville, Kalida, and Cuba to take on Continental at the Pirate Pitch. The Pirates (8-2-1) opened up to a 1-0 after 5 minutes on a Gabe Williams goal and a Zach Schwarzman assist. The Pirates finished out the half with Derek Troyer scoring with just over 8 minutes left in the half. Pirates 2-0 at the break. The Pioneer (4-4-1) got the only goal of the second half on a penalty kick. Pirate Goalie Trevor Williamson had 4 saves in the win.
Pirates Kick Rangers 3 – 0
Continental traveled to New Knoxville Saturday (9/27) afternoon to take on the Rangers (1-11-1) in a 1pm game. Continental opened up early with a Zach Schwarzman goal which was followed by a goal by Sam Bowers. Finishing off the scoring was Cameron Mason. Pirates are now 9-2-1.
Pirates will host Archbold Blue Streaks on Tuesday, September 30 at 5pm. This is a match-up of ranked OSSCA Northwest District Division III teams. Continental is ranked 5th in the most recent poll while the Blue Streaks are ranked 2nd. Come on out and see some of the best soccer in Northwest Ohio and support the Pirates!
–Mike Jones, Sportswriter