SOCCER UPDATES: Forward Josh Rouse continued his explosive senior season by ripping home three goals and adding an assist when the Cambridge-Isanti boys soccer team downed visiting Rogers 4-1 Sept. 25.
Chaz Kieffer came through with a goal and an assist in the victory, with Micah Brady adding an assist. The win moved the Jackets into 3rd place in the Mississippi 8 standings heading into the last week of the regular season.
• On Sept. 20, the Bluejackets fell to host Monticello 2-1. Kris Jensen got the lone C-I goal, with Rouse getting the assist.
Mississippi 8 Boys Soccer: Buffalo 4-0-2, 5-4-2; St. Michael-Alb. 4-1-1, 7-3-2; Cambridge-Isanti 3-4, 8-4; Monticello 2-3, 4-5-1; Rogers 2-4-1, 3-8-1; Big Lake 0-3, 3-7
Jacket Girls move up by defeating Royals
Cambridge-Isanti jumped a spot in the Mississippi 8 girls soccer standings by topping host Rogers 4-1 Sept. 25. The Bluejackets’ final home game of the regular season will be Oct. 2 against Buffalo.
• In the Jackets’ 7-0 win over Big Lake Sept. 18, Melyssa Varsoke got the hat trick with three goals against the Hornets. Megan Dawson scored twice and added an assist. Scoring solo goals were Kali Dawson and Michelle Cook.
On Sept. 20, visiting Monticello scored the game-winner on a 25-yard kick to defeat Cambridge-Isanti 2-1. Dawson scored off an Emily Moore pass for the equalizing goal midway through the second half. Justine Larson collected 12 saves in the loss.
“I was very proud of how the Jackets responded to Monti’s first goal. Sometimes its tough to come back from being scored on in a hard-fought (0-0) tie game like this, but not for these ladies– they are relentless,” noted C-I Coach Mike Galligan.
Mississippi 8 Girls Soccer: St. Michael-Alb. 5-1, 8-1-3; Buffalo 3-2-1, 4-6-2; Monticello 3-2-1, 5-4-2; Cambridge-Isanti 3-4, 5-5-1; Rogers 3-4, 3-8-1; Big Lake 0-4, 5-8
Warriors go to 12-0
Cambridge Christian soccer stayed perfect at 12-0 on the season by defeating CAL rival Valley Christian 6-0 Sept. 25. CCS is now 3-0 in league games.
The Warriors got on the board quickly when Josh Roble scored in the third minute and again in the 19th minute on an assist from Peter Maring for a 2-0 lead which stood for the remainder of the first half.
After halftime, Roble dialed it up yet again with goals at the 42nd and 45th minutes. Syfah Doble got in on the action to make it 5-0 five minutes later. Maring netted a late bomb from outside when David Maring assisted him.
The Warriors’ final home game of the regular season is Oct. 2 against Hope Academy.