St. Anthony, Altamont Drop Soccer Matches


Published on September 17 2013 7:21 am
Last Updated on September 17 2013 7:21 am
Written by Millie Lange

Effingham St. Anthony High School traveled to Charleston to face the Trojans in soccer competition and fell 2-0 Monday.

"We played a solid game but just couldn't get the ball past Charleston goalkeeper Drew Smith," said St. Anthony Coach Scott Demers. "We had 11 shots on goal and only one was not on-frame or in the goal area. Charleston plays a solid midfield and practices good fundamentals."

Charleston scored on deflected shots that found the net while St. Anthony couldn't. St. Anthony MVP for the contest was James Kabbes. St. Anthony goalie Zach Tegeler had eight saves on 14 shots.

The Bulldogs drop to 4-2-3 on the season.


At Trenton

Trenton Wesclin took a 7-1 victory over Altamont. Trenton took a 2-0 first half lead then tallied five more goals in the second half.

Altamont had 12 shots, three on goal. Adam Doty had seven saves. Trenton Wesclin had 25 shots, 14 on goal and two saves. Altamont drops to 0-8-1 on the season.

In junior varsity play, Altamont picked up its first win of the season 1-0. Shawn Drone had the goal for the Indians in the first half.

Altamont is now 1-2 on the season.