It has been an eventful week for Continental Girls Soccer Forward Alex Hoeffel as she set the team record for goals last Tuesday against Wauseon with 7 goals. On Saturday she put in her 100th career goal against Delphos Jefferson. On this Tuesday Hoeffel became the school’s career leading scorer as she scored her 106th goal against Fort Jennings.
On Tuesday Continental took the road to Fort Jennings for a Putnam County League Girls Soccer match. Alex Hoeffel scored early and often this night as she hit the back of the net first at the 31:30 mark when she split 3 defenders and got a shot off around the goalie. Hoeffel put in the second goal for the Pirates when a crossing pass from Katie Keller left her with the ball in front of an open net. Two minutes later Hoeffel scored the hat trick on a shot that hit the post and then spun into the goal Pirates 3 Musketeers 0. At the 13:18 mark Hoeffel beat the goalie in the open field to make it Pirates 4-0 and tie the school career goal record. Less than 2 minutes later Hoeffel made it 5 goals for her and the Pirates and the new career goal record holder. Sara Coble was the previous goal scoring record holder. The first half ended with the Pirates up 5-0.
Action continued the Pirates way in the second half as Jensen Armey put a Riley Fenter pass in the net for a 6-0 Pirate lead. Hoeffel put in goal 6 and the Pirates 7th as she scored on a shot from just outside the penalty area with 22:35 left in the game. Sierra Prowant made it 8-0 when she scored with 15:20 left. Riley Fenter put in Pirate goal number 9 as she put the ball in the back of the net with 11:07 left. Addyson Armey finished up the Pirates scoring when she scored in the waning minutes of the game. Pirates 10 Musketeers 0.
Continental had 25 shot to Fort Jennings 3. Continental had a 4-0 advantage in corner kicks. Pirate Goalie Angel Brzozowski had 3 saves in the shutout effort.
Continental is now 4-1 (1-0 PCL) and will be at Defiance on Saturday. Fort Jennings is 0-4 (0-1 PCL). This game was broadcast on the WZOM.
–Mike Jones, Sportswriter