Spartans, Hunters play to 4-4 tie
Duluth Denfeld scored three second-half goals to pull out a 4-4 tie with the Superior High School boys soccer team Tuesday night at Public Schools Stadium in Duluth.
The Spartans took a 4-1 lead into the intermission with first-half goals from Jarrett Kallinen, Eddy O’Brien, Blake Hanson and Noah Benson.
Jon Faynik scored twice in the second half, including the tying goal in the 75th minute to pull Denfeld in the tie.
Caden Rathke and Mason Oliver also scored for the Hunters.
The Spartans also got two assists from Brandon Conklin and one from O’Brien.
Cal Berti had 18 saves for the Spartans (12-1-2), who host Ashland at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.
Superior.................................... 4 0 — 4
Duluth Denfeld....................... 1 3 — 4
First half — 1. SHS, Jarrett Kallinen (Brandon Conklin), 6th; 2. SHS, Eddy O’Brien (Brandon Conklin), 16th; 3. DD, Caden Rathke, 20th; 4. SHS, Blake Hanson, 30th; 5. SHS, Noah Benson (Eddy O’Brien), 38th.
Second half — 6. DD, Jon Faynik, 49; 7. DD, Mason Oliver, 65th; 8. Faynik, 75th.
Saves — Cal Berti, SHS, 18.