Boys Soccer: Cardinals soar past Hutchinson 10-0
WILLMAR — The Cardinals scored four goals in a nine-minute span of the first half and went on to spill Section 2A rival Hutchinson 10-0 on Saturday afternoon at the Kennedy Elementary pitch.
Willmar attacker Isaac Yoakum opened the scoring with a rush down the right wing and a 25-footer, followed three minutes later by a precise swinging-gate kick from low on the left post.
Juan Contreras, listed as a midfielder, charged the net for consecutive goals at 15:00 and 19:00, one coming on a rifle shot from 30 feet out coming up the middle.
Yoakum opened the scoring in the second half and finished with four points.
Shot were 23-3 in Willmar’s favor. Goalie Max Trochlil had a relaxing, though hot, day. He did make a diving save on a dead-on shot in the first half.
Willmar (3-1-1) as a tough week ahead with road matches at Brainerd (3-2) on Tuesday and Alexandria (2-3) on Thursday.
Willmar 10, Hutchinson 0
Hutchinson (3-2) 0 0 — 0
Willmar (3-1-1) 5 5 — 10
FIRST HALF – W: Isaac Yoakum (Ezequiel Gomez) 10:00 … W: Yoakum (Juan Contreras) 13:00 … W: Contreras (Teza Harrison) 15:00 … W: Contreras (Nicholas McLouth) 19:05 … W: Matt Wiedeman (Yoakum) 29:00
SECOND HALF – W: Yoakum 42:00 … W: Diego Millan (McLouth) 44:00 … W: McLouth (Gomez) 53:00 … W: David Gomez (Marious Schultz) 53:00 … W: own goal
SHOTS ON GOAL – Hutchinson: 3 … Willmar: 23
GOALIE SAVES – Hutchinson: Nathan Thunstrom/Jacob Kraft 13 … Willmar: Charlie Trochlil 3