Lancer boys stay perfect
RAF LAKENHEATH, England — Take three goals, add a penalty kick and mix with 79 minutes of stellar defense.
That was the recipe the Lakenheath boys used to stay unbeaten in Division I soccer with a 4-1 victory over Wiesbaden on Saturday.
Junior Chris Davis scored his first goal in the first five minutes and added another before halftime to put the Lancers up 2-0 at the break.
After a penalty kick by Ben Green, Davis closed the scoring for Lakenheath, 3-0 and tied with Heidelberg atop D-I.
“He’s an honest scoring threat, but I think he’s the ultimate team player,” Lakenheath coach Garrett Billington said of Davis.
“Soon after he scored his first goal he set up Carl Snapp for a shot at goal. He’s looking to make plays for the team’s advantage and not his own.”
Davis complimented his teammates for setting him up with scoring opportunities.
“There were a lot of through balls that I ran on and put in the net,” he said.
Lakenheath goalie Eric Gallegos played strongly throughout the match. Billington said the first-year Lancer has significantly improved the team.
“He played on the base team and they raved about what he did for them,” Billington said. “And he’s helped us tremendously this year as well.”
Brandon Foster scored for Wiesbaden (1-1 in D-I, 1-2 overall) off Hakan Demircan’s assist.