SHS soccer team ties with MarshallThe Superior High School boys soccer team followed up a 2-2 overtime time with Duluth Marshall on Thursday with a 3-1 loss at New Richmond on Saturday.
The Superior High School boys soccer team followed up a 2-2 overtime time with Duluth Marshall on Thursday with a 3-1 loss at New Richmond on Saturday.
Senior Ali Maamoun scored both goals for the Spartans against the Hilltoppers. One goal was assisted by senior Tyler Gravening and the other was unassisted.
Thursday’s tie was the first time in school history that the Spartans have not lost to the Hilltoppers.
“We played as a team,” SHS coach Gabriel Mozzini said. “All of the players were extremely focused all game long and they played solid defense, which guaranteed us the tie.”
Senior Connor Anderson-Petroske scored for Superior at New Richmond with an assist from senior Cameron Gray.
New Richmond, now 13-3 on the season, is averaging more than five goals a game.
“New Richmond has a solid team this year and even though it was a loss, I was happy with the way the we played,” Mozzini said. “It was a tough match for us, but we’re improving defensively every game.
“We had couple of lapses, but I was pleased with the way we played defensively, mainly during the second half, when we did not get scored on.”
The Spartans (4-6-1) play at Hibbing at 4 p.m. Monday then at the Chippewa Falls Quad at 9 a.m. Saturday.
SPARTAN SPIN: Anderson-Petroske leads the Spartans in scoring with 11 goals and five assists. Gravening is next with nine goals and five assists. … Senior goalkeeper Jarret Byrnes, who has started all 11 games for Superior, has allowed 32 goals.
Superior High School
G A Pts
Connor Anderson 11 5 27
Tyler Gravening 9 5 23
Ali Maamoun 4 1 9
Cameron Gray 2 4 8
Logan Kittelson 1 2 4
Aaron Foley 1 1 3
Salam Bajjali 0 2 2
Zach Brosdal 0 2 2
Jake Semborski 1 0 2
Alex Huwaish 0 1 0
Felix Leck 0 1 0
Matthew O'Shaughnessy 0 1 1
GS GP GA
Jarret Byrnes 11 11 32
Nick Hesselgrave 0 2 3