Wolves Fall to Rivals in Sectional Play


The girls soccer team huddles before their game. Photo provided by Sarah Smith.

Kristen Gushrowski, Sports Writer

The MCHS boys and girls soccer teams lost to rival Laporte Wednesday night at St. Joseph High School in the first round of sectionals.

In the boys’ game, Laporte had a lead of 1-0 at the beginning of the game. That lead quickly jumped to 3-0 before Senior Jimmy Ohms scored for the Wolves, but the Wolves still trailed the Slicers, 3-1.

With minutes left in the game, Laporte made two more goals. City was unable to score and lost to the Slicers, 5-1.

In the girls’ game, there was a scoreless tie throughout the entire first half. Shortly in the second half, Laporte scored, and City was behind 1-0. Laporte scored again, taking their lead to 2-0. City failed to score throughout the game, falling to Laporte.

Losses for both teams marks the end of their sectional tournaments and the end of their seasons.

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