The Mathews High School varsity soccer team went out onto the pitch on Friday not just for a win, but looking to surpass its last score of 6-0 against Northumberland. Mathews accomplished that with an 8-0 shutout of the visiting Indians.
Jordan Bozza scored in the first three minutes of the game, starting a stream of goals that gave Mathews the early momentum. Over the course of the first half, the persistent duo of Bozza and Kevin Jenkins would each score two goals with another by Daniel Michinaux to top off the half.
For the 10 minutes that played in the second half, Mathews found 13 shots on goal with numerous breakthroughs. Kevin Jenkins, Mark Wilson and another goal mistakenly scored by the Northumberland defense would finally end the game with eight minutes remaining. The game was stopped due to the slaughter rule with Mathews ahead, 8-0.
It was a busy night for the Mathews varsity offense with no less than 22 shots fired on the Indians goal. The young Northumberl...
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