Carlyle Nabs St. Anthony Tourney Title


Published on August 27 2012 7:28 am
Last Updated on August 27 2012 7:28 am
Written by Millie Lange

Carlyle captured the championship of the Effingham St. Anthony Soccer Tournament over the weekend. Carlyle scored nine points and picked up three wins in the meet.

Carlyle was followed by Greenville, 6 points, 2 wins/1 loss (goal differential +2), St. Anthony, 6 points, 2 wins/1 loss (goal differential +1), Mount Camrel, 3 points, 1 win/ 2 losses; Salem, 1 point, 2 losses, 1 tie (goal differential -3) and Altamont, 1 point, 2 losses/1 tie (goal differential -5).

The Golden Boot Award (most goals) went to Fabian Nordell (Mount Carmel), 6 goals. The Best Boot Award (best goal/shot) went to Davis Vargo (Mount Carmel)

In Friday competition, Altamont and Salem played to a 0-0 tie and Carlyle edged St. Anthony 1-0 on a goal by Hairo Tapia.

In Saturday action, St. Anthony beat Salem 1-0 on a goal by Nick Nosbisch. Greenville downed Mount Carmel 2-0 on goals by Ryan Mueller and Tremmel Horton. Carlyle then edged Altamont on a goal by Tapia 1-0. Greenville beat Salem 2-0 on goals by Silas Groves and Mueller.

Mount Carmel tallied six goals in a 6-2 victory over Altamont. Altamont goals came from Derek Mayhaus and Ryan Mayhaus. Fabian Nordell tallied four goals while Vargo had one and Nate Jackson one. Carlyle then defeated Greenville 2-0 on goals by Tapia and Cody Jackson.

St. Anthony finished out the tourney with a 2-1 win over Mount Carmel. Nosbisch and Charlie Schultz tallied goals. Nordell scored Mount Carmel's goal.

"As reflected in the scores, this was the most competitive tournament we have had," said St. Anthony Coach Scott Demers. "Every team had a chance to win every game and the tournament. The quality of play has improved greatly and soccer is becoming a popular sport.

"We'd like to thank all of the coaches, players, referees and volunteers that made the tournament such a great success. We also would like to thank Kevin Palmer for all the work he does to bring all of the teams here."