Chesterton boys soccer team challenged, and challenged, and challenged again
before finally denting the scoreboard.
dominated possession and scoring chances, but it took until 15 minutes into
the second half before Chesterton scored and beat Michigan City 1-0 in the
opening round of the IHSAA Portage Sectional.
“We tried focusing
on the early goal in the first half, but Michigan City did an amazing job
holding a defensive shape,” Chesterton coach Lucas Sabedra said. “We had a
lot of opportunities throughout the whole game. We hit the post four times
and had 20 shots on goal.”
crossed a ball into the box that found the head of Zack Bowser who flicked
the ball past Wolves’ goalkeeper Evan Bush for the game’s only goal.
“After we scored
Michigan City continued to play excellent defense and keep us out of the
goal,” Sabedra said. “Give them a lot of credit.”
The Trojans will
play tonight in the semifinals of the Portage Sectional against Crown Point
beginning at 7 p.m.
Michigan City 0
Chesterton -- Zack
Bowser 1 goal; Andrew VanNoort 1 assist; Charlie Eaton 1 save.
Michigan City --
Evan Bush 19 saves.
15-0-2, Michigan City 5-7-2.