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October 11, 2013

Storm fight back to get a tie for VVC soccer title

FITIHAN — Jordan Romo scored two goals in the second half as Salt Fork/Westville battled back from an 1-0 halftime deficit to beat Oakwood 2-1 in Vermilion Valley Conference action.

With the win, the Storm clinched a tie with Hoopeston Area for the VVC title. Salt Fork/Westville beat Hoopeston Area on Tuesday to tie things up.

Noah Darr had assists on both Romo goals while Aaron Marx had two saves in goal for the Storm, who will face the winner of Saturday’s Class 1A Regional opener between Schlarman Academy and Georgetown-Ridge Farm on Tuesday.

Mason Welch scored the first goal of the game for Oakwood, while Derek Leverenz had an assist and Landon Turner had three saves.

The Comets end the regular season at 8-11-3 and will play Bismarck-Henning on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in Class 1A regional action at Schlarman Academy.

Urbana University 2 Hoopeston Area 1

URBANA — The Cornjerkers lost their second in a row after falling to potential playoff opponent Urbana University High.

“They are the top-seeded team and this was actually a good way to see where we stand with them,” Hoopeston Area coach John Klaber said. “We have to take this and use it if we run into them again.”

Skyler Barnard had the only goal for the Cornjerkers on a assist from David Cornelius while Trey Anderson had four saves.

The Cornjerkers end the regular season at 15-4 and will play either Iroquois West or St. Anne in regional action on Tuesday.

Geo-RF 3 Schlarman 0

RIDGE FARM — Tristen Jurumbo scored twice in the second half as the Buffaloes defeated the Hilltoppers.

Kenneth Lee scored the other goal for Georgetown-Ridge Farm while Reed Smith, Sean Smith and Wyatt Lenhart each had one assist.

Deven McGowan had 17 saves in goal for the Buffaloes, who are 2-13 and will face the Hilltoppers again on Saturday in Class 1A regional action at 11 a.m.

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