Janesville Craig soccer falls, Beloit blanks Parker

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Gazette staff
September 2, 2011
— The first half is a killer for Janesville Craig’s boys soccer team.

Visiting Sun Prairie scored four times in the first 40 minutes and posted a 4-1 victory over Craig in a Big Eight Conference match.

“The story is the same,” Craig coach Charles Friedrich said. “We are a slow starting team, but come the second half, no team is even close to dominating us. We hold our own. We just have to figure out a way to get that intensity in the first half.’’

Sun Prairie scored on a penalty kick 42 seconds into the match.

“They score on a penalty kick at 42 seconds, and that’s very demoralizing,” Friedrich said. “We have to have better focus.’’

The loss drops Craig to 0-2 in the Big Eight and 3-4-1 overall.

Craig hosts Beloit Memorial at 7 p.m. next Tuesday.


Sun Prairie 4 0—1

Janesville Craig 1 0—0

First Half

SP—Vinnie Pipitone (PK), :42. SP—Alhagilie Dukuray (Baret Garcia), 7:00. SP—Dukuray (Driton Zyteja), 8:00. JC—Lucas Prijic (PK), 19:00. SP—Zyteja, 21:00.

Saves—Jess Arb (SP) 4, Peter Cooney (JC) 4, Keegan Lechey (JC) 8.

n Beloit 10, Parker 0—Aaron Weber scored four goals and had an assist to lead Beloit Memorial past visiting Parker in a Big Eight match.

The Purple Knights pulled away with seven second-half goals. Ben Goodwin had two goals and two assists.

Parker, 0-3 in the Big Eight and 0-6 overall, plays at Madison East on Tuesday.


Parker 0 0—0

Beloit 3 7—10

First Half

BM—Aaron Weber (Jose Gutierrez), 8:23. BM—Weber (Ben Goodwin), 27:29. BM—Weber (penalty kick), 38:31.

Second Half

BM—Gutierrez (Noe Mar-Garcia), 45:42. BM—Weber (Julio Martinez), 56:29. BM—Pedro Gonzalez (Goodwin), 57:10. BM—Goodwin (Jesse Harrison), 63:20. BM—Goodwin (Weber), 67:37. BM—Cody Ferguson (Flores), 73:47. BM—Rozelio Zamora (Flores), 79:23.

Saves—Jon Fillion (JP), 6, Brice McCluskey (JP) 2; Ivan Perez (BM) 11.

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