The No. 2 ranked
Chesterton boys soccer team remained undefeated with a 3-0 victory over
Highland on Saturday.
“We have managed to
keep a clean sheet at home and in our conference,” Chesterton coach Lucas
Sabedra said. “We didn’t give them much space and we were able to play our
Seth Conway scored
two first half goals to set the tone for the Trojans.
score came on a penalty kick after drawing a foul in the box. His second
tally came on a header from a corner kick off the foot of Zack Bowser.
The final score
came as Conway and Bowser made a couple of combination passes and Bowser put
away a rebound shot.
“Highland had some
quality players that we had to keep an eye on in the middle of the field,”
Sabedra said. “Our midfield plays a huge part with our initial pressure.
Nick Biel, Nathan Arthur, Carter Nance and Robbie Capehart are playing
great. Our goalies and our defense catch a lot of breaks because those guys
in the midfield do a great job at the high press and blue-collar defense.
“If they aren’t
pressuring the ball, then they aren’t doing their job. I think they are
starting to figure that out.”
Nick Harmon (3
saves) and Peter Girzadas (1 save) combined in goal for the shutout.
The Trojans return
to the field on Wednesday when they host Lake Central. The JV game is
scheduled for a 5 p.m. kickoff.
junior varsity pitched another shutout with a 2-0 victory over Highland on
Scoring goals for
the Trojans were Carlos Cano and Ryan O’Dell.
Ethan Schlyer and
Tommy Oros dished out assists in the win.
Quintin Krygier had