Varsity Boys Soccer
Menlo School 4, Pinewood 0
Date of competition: Friday, February 3, 2012
The Menlo School boys’ soccer team continued on its tear, unleashing four first-half goals in a 4-0 victory over visiting Pinewood in a West Bay Athletic League match on Friday. With the win, the Knights keep alive a 10-game unbeaten streak, during which they have compiled a 7-1-3 record in league for 24 points and second place. Sacred Heart Prep sits atop the league with a 9-0-2 mark (29 points) and the King's Academy is in third with 22 points at 7-2-1.
Senior Lyall Cooper scored his first goal of the year at the eight-minute mark off a beautifully placed cross from junior Max Parker. Parker ran half the field, beating three defenders before finding Cooper inside the 6-yard box. Cooper's composure and first-time strike were perfect. In the 17th minute, senior Henry Bard towered over all to head home a Garrett Matsuda flighted ball that was double assisted by Parker.
Three minutes later it was Carson Witte's turn to strike goal off an assist from Bard. It was Cooper again in the 28th minute, with freshman Jackson Wagner providing the assist. Menlo (10-1-5 overall) plays host to Eastside Prep at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday.
posted by P. McKenney, other on Feb 4, 2012 at 12:18 am
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