KHS suffers winless week on soccer pitch

By on September 3, 2009

Soccer fell to 1-2-1 in a week that pitted the Knights against highly formidable competition.

Wheaton Academy came into Maple Park on Thursday and handled the Knights in a 6-0 match. The Warriors scored five times in the first 40 minutes.

On Saturday, the host Rockets sped past Kaneland at the Burlington Central Tourney by a 5-4 final.

The Knights, playing a man down for nearly 60 minutes, found the net thanks to Derek White’s goal and two goals by Marcos Dorado for a 3-1 lead after 40 minutes.

White’s next goal made it 4-2, but Kaneland gave up three goals in the last 15 minutes.

The Knights also tied Genoa-Kingston out at Burlington in a 2-2 battle.

White got on the board in the first half, while teammate Gennaro Garcia found the goal in the second half. Anders Winquist-Bailey had an assist for the Knights.

JV action saw Sycamore best Kaneland in a 3-2 Tuesday match.

About Mike Slodki

Mike Slodki is a sports reporter for the Elburn Herald. You can reach him at MSlodki@elburnherald.com.

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