After coming off of a win against Quince Orchard, and with a record of 3-4, the boys played Northwest on Oct. 5.
The team played well on defense ,allowing only a one goal the whole game. The offense also played well. The first goal came from senior Karl Scherf assisted by sophomore Alek Wroblewski. Scherf is a key part of the offense with four goals and being the top scorer. The second goal was by sophomore Andy Ram. Ram is also a key part of the offense by being the second top scorer. The Patriots cruised to a victory, 2-1.
With a winning streak of two, the team looked to extend the streak against Paint Branch on Oct. 9. The first goal of the game was by Scherf again, which set the tone of the game. Scherf now had five goals and remains the Patriots’ leading scorer. The boys dominated on both offense and defense. The second goal was by sophomore David Wang, assisted by Wroblewski. The third goal was an own goal but the assist was credited to sophomore Jonathan Camberos. The defense played well again, only letting in one goal. The Patriots not only extended their win streak to three, they won 3-1.
The Patriots hosted The Walter Johnson Wildcats on Oct. 12. The offense did not find their rhythm and was not able to score a single goal the whole game. However, the Wildcats scored the one and only goal in the first half, which decided the game. The Patriots streak was broken, losing 1-0. “It always hard losing after a winning streak, but I believe we can win the next game,” junior Justin Dauski said.
The boys played at home against BCC on Oct. 16. The offense played well and was leading in the first half 1-0. The first goal was by senior Sam Yi, who scored again in the second half, deciding the game. The defense played well and was able to hold off BCC to only one goal. The Patriots won 2-1. “Sam played really well and after losing to Walter Johnson, this was a needed win,” senior Hoyean Le said.
The boys played Blake on Oct. 19, too late to be covered in this issue.