Boys' Soccer Results for Wednesday, Jan. 4
Wed. January 04, 2012 at 11:04 p.m. | By Blake Hasenzahl
Lake Wales coach Matthew Barton got his first varsity win of his career in the teams 4-3 win over Mulberry.
Barton was thrown into the fire after head coach Andres Rojas wife went into labor.
“I’m proud of him (Barton),” Rojas said. “I was texting the JV coaches during the game to get updates.”
Barton’s first win wouldn’t come without some late heroics from Diego Adan.
Adan, who finished with a hat trick, scored the game winning goal with less than a minute left in the contest.
Rojas wasn’t the only card missing from the Highlanders deck though.
Starting net minder Chicho Garcia was unable to make it so Barton used the third goaltender in line.
George Jenkins 4, Ridge 0
Highlights: Alex Morrell scored twice to help Jenkins defeat Ridge. Sean Whalen and Aldolfo Beraza also scored for the Eagles. Collin Maisch assisted in two goals and Anthony Lucido in one.
Records: George Jenkins 14-2-2, Ridge N/A.
Kathleen 5, Bartow 1
Highlights: Kathleen net minder Branden Platt had 15 saves in a win over Bartow. Kolen Roberts had two goals and one assist. Gildato Mata Jr. and Diego Rodea each scored and added an assist. Josh Mata had one goal and Logan Noland one assist.
Records: Kathleen 7-5-4, Bartow N/A.
Lake Region 3, Haines City 3
Highlights: Alberto Selva, Brent Moore and Rafael Rocha all scored goals for Lake Region in a tie with Haines City. Moore and Edgar Gonzalez assisted in goals. Witz Doyate scored once and assisted in a goal for the Hornets. Jose Perez and Kenique Anderson also scored for Haines City.
Records: Lake Region 8-3-3, Haines City N/A.