Middleton's fast start leaves Parker soccer team behind
Parker completed the regular season with a 5-12-2 record, including 0-8-1 in the Big Eight.
Ryan Porter’s unassisted goal at 29:59 of the first half cut the Middleton lead to 5-1.
“Middleton set the tone the first 10 minutes,” Parker coach Andy Holmes said. “They pulled their starters after that, and I was very appreciative of that.
“They put their starters back in the second half for about 25 minutes, and we played right with them. That’s a positive sign to take into the tournament.”
Parker will open WIAA Division 1 regional play next Thursday at Lake Geneva Badger.
MIDDLETON 6, PARKER 1
Middleton 5 1—6
Janesville Parker 1 0—1
M—Bemus Gorvego (Wilson Craine), 2:29. M—Daniel Fischer (unassisted), 3:18. M—Fischer (Gorvego), 8:37. M—Charlie Cope (Max Strassman), 23:20. M—Christian Stoltman (Logan Matheny), 29:17. P—Ryan Porter (unassisted), 29:59.
M—Matt Hanus (unassisted), 78:14.
Saves—Matt Breunig (Middleton) 6, Peter Nicoloff (Parker) 16.