Boys’ soccer victorious in game cut short due to weather


Abdul-Rahman Abdul-Kafi

[heading]Weather ends soccer game prematurely [/heading]

On Thursday, Sept. 19, the varsity soccer team once again emerged victorious in a match against Lee’s Summit in Kansas City, MO.

With the score tied at zero, but before the team had a chance to complete the match, the game was called off due to weather. They were only two minutes into the second half when lightning prompted the game to be called off, with more thunderstorms expected to roll into Kansas City overnight.

“It was a bit of a disappointment that we couldn’t finish the game off,” junior Joey Koetting said.

Senior Cooper Smith scored a goal in the first half of the game, with senior Salim Gumati assisting him. Overall, Koetting felt that the win was well-deserved because of the team’s performance, even though the weather lent to disappointment.

“We played pretty well,” Koetting said. “We went in with the mindset to pressure the team as much as we could, and we executed that. Overall, it was a pretty well fought game.”

The Varsity team is set to play in the CYC tournament in St. Louis, MO, from Monday, Sept. 23 through Wednesday, Sept. 25. Districts are scheduled for early November, with State Championships soon after.
By Abdul-Rahman Abdul-Kafi