Soccer team wins 7-1 vs. Harbor Springs
Tue, 09/29/2020 - 11:58am caleb
Vikings pull away with four goals in the last 12 minutes of the 1st half and two more goals late in the 2nd half
Caleb Casey | Managing Editor
The varsity boys soccer team from Grayling High School defeated the Harbor Springs Rams by a final score of 7-1 on Monday, September 21, after ending the contest with six unanswered goals.
The Vikings got on the scoreboard first with a goal by Eliot Boik at the 32:25 mark in the first half.
Approximately four minutes later, Harbor Springs scored on a breakaway to tie the game at 1-1.
After 17 scoreless minutes, Andrew Walsh scored for Grayling, kicking the ball into the net on a rebound after the goalkeeper deflected a shot by Boik. The Vikings led 2-1.
Grayling scored three more goals in the last eight minutes of the first half. At the 7:26 mark, Boik scored on a cross by Jacob Schade. With 2:14 left before halftime, Anthony Harrington crossed the ball and it deflected off of a Harbor Springs defender into the net.
With 14 seconds left in the first half, Schade scored on an assist from Walsh.
At halftime, the score was Grayling 5, Harbor Springs 1.
Neither squad scored during the first 28 minutes of the second half.
With 11:38 left in regulation, Walsh scored on a cross from Alec Gardiner.
Later – with 2:31 left on the clock – Harrington’s cross deflected off of the Harbor Springs goalkeeper and Boik kicked the rebound into the net for Grayling’s seventh goal of the contest.
The Vikings won 7-1.
Grayling (7-3-2 overall, 3-2-1 league) will host Elk Rapids on Monday, October 5.