Boys’ soccer secures first win of the season

Boys’ soccer secures first win of the season

Defender Pablo Greenlee '20 controls the down the sideline and looks to send a cross towards the goal in the 5-0 win against Agoura today. Photo credit: Luke Casola/Chronicle.

Boys Soccer shutout Agoura High School 5-0 in the season opener today to improve to 1-0.

“It feels amazing [to win the first game of the season],” midfielder Gabriel Palacios ’20 said. “The guys worked really hard for this moment and have been preparing all offseason for today.”

The team led 2-0 after the first half with both goals coming from midfielder Connor Quinn Colao ’21. The first of the two goals scored by Colao was a header off a cross from the right side of the field. In the second half, midfielder Alec Katz ’19, midfielder Charles Vogel ’19 and defender Alexander Schindler ’19 scored for the Wolverines.

Palacios praised the squad’s success after the win.

“We definitely executed our pieces that we had worked on in practice and moved the ball quickly,” Palacios said.

Forward Henry Sanderson ’20 said that he believes it was important to start the season strong by winning this game.

“It builds our confidence and gives us a boost into the regular season with electricity and power,” Sanderson said. “It creates a nice feeling for the whole team.”

The Wolverines will play at Beverly Hills High School on Friday and against Crespi High School on Dec. 5. Last season, the squad finished 1-1 against Crespi, losing 2-0 Jan. 17 and winning 5-0 to end the regular season Feb. 8.

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