Boys soccer roundup
Hohenfels' stinginess on defense pays off
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: April 19, 2014
Hohenfels standout Justin Standifer posted consecutive shutouts in the Tiger goal Friday and Saturday, helping his team to a win and a tie and evening its season record to 2-2-1.
Bitburg 0, Hohenfels 0: Friday at Bitburg, the host Barons got off 13 shots on goal but couldn't get one past Standifer.
The game was the second scoreless tie of the weekend, coming a day after Patch and Ramstein played to a zero-all draw.
Hohenfels 3, Baumholder 0: Saturday at Baumholder, the Tigers completed a girls and boys sweep with a shutout of the host Bucs.
Standifer was perfect again for the Tigers, making all six saves required of him.
Ian Rodman, Skyler Fields and Jacob Nantz notched goals for Hohenfels.
Baumholder 4, Ansbach 1: Friday at Baumholder, the host Bucs earned their first win of the season behind a steady full-game effort.
Baumholder scored two goals in each half and goalkeeper Yorel Smalls made eight saves to outlast the visiting Cougars. Terence Wilson, Lucas Barclay, Kofi Adutwum and Tracy Crockett found the net for the home team.
Aviano 2, Naples 2: Saturday at Aviano, a late goal by Nathan Sevigny vaulted the host Saints into a tie with the undefeated Wildcats.
The goal was Sevigny's second of the game; he scored the game's first goal on an open-field assist from Vadante Holland. Miguel De Frutos and Davide DiCostanzo scored for the Wildcats.
Goalkeepers Dundrey Peoples of Aviano and Nathan Cairns of Naples both enjoyed strong outings. Peoples made 12 saves and Cairns made 10.
Lakenheath 4, Menwith Hill 1: Saturday at Menwith Hill, the Lancers scored three second-half goals to snap a 1-1 halftime tie and take the win.
Chris Miles led the Lancers with two assists and a goal, while Taylor Ostler and Kyle Freaney also scored. Shaun Brooks got the Mustangs on the board in the first half.
The Lancers remained unbeaten on the year at 2-0-1.
Kaiserslautern 7, Vilseck 0: Saturday at Kaiserslautern, the Raiders inched above .500 with a wire-to-wire rout of the Falcons.
Nick Walker and Shelton Carter scored two goals apiece and Sean Dunbar, Alexander Dexter and Elijah Pearson scored once each. The Raiders launched 31 shots on goal and converted three in the first half and four more after the break.