The Commercial-News, Danville, IL


September 4, 2013

Danville soccer crushes Hoopeston Area

Hoopeston Area football loses in season opener

DANVILLE — After a 0-2-1 weekend at the Bradley-Bourbonnais Tournament, the Danville High School boys soccer team got its first win of the season on Tuesday in a big way, beating Hoopeston Area 10-2.

Ethan Norton, Jordan Allen, Gracson Torres and Mikee Maniquis each scored two goals for the Vikings while Luis Rubio and Jorge Tapia each had one. Torres had two assists while Jordan Allen, Ramsey Musgrave, Rubio, Tapia and Norton each had two goals.

Brennan Crose and David Cornelius each scored goals for the Cornjerkers while Elijah Yates and Nate Allison each had one assist.

Cameron Griffin had four saves for Danville, who is 1-3-2 and will take a week off before playing Urbana in its Big 12 play.The Cornjerkers will play Bismarck-Henning on Thursday.

Salt Fork/Westville 3 Bis-Henn 2

CATLIN — Jordan Romo, Kendall Gulick and Jacob Gooch each scored as the Storm defeated the Blue Devils.

Romo added a assist for Salt Fork/Westville and Aaron Marx had 16 saves in goal.

Blake Reifsteck and Nino Miller each had goals for Bismarck-Henning while Chase Swinford and Mollie Smith each had one assist and Connor Watson had eight saves.

Covington 2, Crawfordsville 1

COVINGTON, Ind. — Justin Long and Travis Coleman each scored a goal in the second half as the Trojans rallied to win at home.

Zeb Newlin had an assist for Covington, who is 2-1 and will play Georgetown-Ridge Farm on Thursday.


Arthur-Lovington 59, Hoopeston Area 12

ARTHUR — After Friday’s storms moved the game to a different day in a different place, the Cornjerkers still could not overcome the attack of Arthur-Lovington in the completion of their first game in two years.

Hoopeston Area was down 22-0 before the storms and found themselves down 51-6 at halftime on Tuesday.

The Cornjerkers will take the week off before returning on Sept. 13 against Georgetown-Ridge Farm/Chrisman in both teams’ Vermilion Valley Conference opener. Arthur-Lovington will take on Oakwood/Armstrong-Potomac on Friday.

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