Boys Soccer wins in a shootout over Omaha Gross

Murray, NEB- On March 17 the Conestoga boys soccer team competed against Gross Cathoic High School. The first goal of the game was a long kick from #10, Jayden W, scored by Noah S. The second score of the game was made at the 40th minute mark and was scored when #21, Wyatt R. a senior at Conestoga, captured a loose ball in the box and rifled it in the corner.

On the 75th minute mark Conestoga scored another goal made when #4, Brody M., slots Jayden W. in the box with a quick one touch into space and left footed it into the top corner. Game ended 3-3 with Conestoga securing the win by scoring 5-4 on penalty kicks. Grant G, Jayden W, Wyatt R, Noah S, and Jack W. all scored their penalty kicks. While those five boys were getting goals Aaron W. was busy saving the fourth penalty kick of Omaha Gross’s to secure the win. This is the second year in a row that the Cougars beat Gross Catholic in a penalty shootout.

“I feel like we played a very good first half with a lot of intensity. We came back from halftime with a lot of mental toughness. We ended a game in a shootout. We never stopped fighting and that is why we came out with the dub. This first game was a very good start to our first game of the season and hopefully we carry this on for the rest of the season ” Ty W., # 24, stated.