Pi­o­neers deck Delco Chris­tian

North Penn Life - - SPORTS - By Mike Cabrey mcabrey@jour­nal­reg­is­ter. com

The end re­sultI not the num­ber of goals he scoredI was what se­nior Robby John­son cared about on a rainy and cool Tues­day af­ter­noon.

-RKQVRQ FROOHFWHG fivH goals — in­clud­ing four in the fiUVW KDOI — DV WKH CKULVWRpher Dock boys soc­cer team bounced back from its third loss of the sea­son by rolling SDVW vLVLWLQJ DHOFR CKULVWLDQ 8-M in a Bi­cen­ten­nial Ath­letic League In­de­pen­dence Con­fer­ence matchup.

“YRu JRW WR JLvH DOO WKH credit to the peo­ple that played me the ballI too. It’s the teamI” John­son said. “SoI it’s just an­other game. It’s a win.”

Lo­gan Huns­berg­erI Ryan 0RyHU DQG (vDQ 7UDuJHU also scored for the Pi­o­neers E9-P-OI R-1-1 con­fer­ence)I who con­trolled the con­test from the start and lead R-M at half as Dock got back on track af­ter fall­ing 1-M to Lower More­land last cri­day.

“That’s what we talked about in the locker room and the prac­tice yes­ter­dayI ZH GH­fiQLWHOy ZDQWHG WR JR RuW VWURQJ WRGDy DQG SURvH D point and make up from our loss against Lower More­landI” John­son said. “Went out and did what we needed to do.”

-RKQVRQ KDG WKH fiUVW WZR goals for DockI then earned D KDW WULFN DW 21:57 LQ WKH fiUVW half when his cor­ner kick was ini­tially cor­ralled by Delco Chris­tian goal­keeper An­drew Gar­rettI but Gar­rett lost his grip on the ball and it went into the net for a 4-M Pi­o­neers lead.

The se­nior’s fourth goal came S:MS later on a longdis­tance ef­fort from the top of Delco Chris­tian’s 18-yard box.

“2EvLRuVOy, WKH JRDOV WKDW KH WRRN ZHUH REvLRuVOy LQ the struc­ture of our team. AQG KH DOVR GLG vHUy JRRG LQ dis­tribut­ingI” said Pi­o­neers Matt Moyer coach of JohnVRQ. “(vHUy VKRW KH WRRN ZDV an ap­pro­pri­ate shot on goal.”

GDUUHWW PDGH 15 VDvHV IRU the hnights E1-11-MI M-T-M)I who lost their ninth straight.

Dock earned the reg­u­lar- sea­son sweep of Delco af­ter earn­ing in O-1 win in the WHDPV’ fiUVW PHHWLQJ RQ 6HSW. OM.

CKULVWRSKHU DRFN fiQishes its BAL In­de­pen­dence sched­ule Thurs­day when it hosts Holy Ghost Prep at T:1R p.m. The cire­birds lead the con­fer­ence by three SRLQWV RvHU DRFN DIWHU WKHLU 3-2 ZLQ RvHU LRZHU 0RUH­land Tues­day.

“I think it’ll be a great game and I guess we’ll see what hap­pensI” John­son said.

Ryan Moyer put the Pi­o­neers up S-M at P8:MM in the sec­ond half as he put the ball inside the left goal­post af­ter be­ing played for­ward by a

from Huns­berger. Three min­utes la­t­erI John­son had goal No. R as he scored on a slid­ing shot off a cross from Tyler Den­linger.

“WellI that’s a play that we work on a lot in prac­tice is an early crossI” John­son said. “And Tyler Den­linger played a great ball. SoI give a lot of credit to him and ef­fortI I guessI got it in.”

Christo­pher Dock tacked on D finDO JRDO Ln WKH 75WK PLnuWH as Trauger scored on an as­sist from Jor­dan Alder­fer.

“I thought they did well. I thought that all the ob­jec­tives that we set for the dayI they metI which is keyI” Moyer said. “bven the guys that came off the benchI the young kids on our teamI all stepped up and played well for us. SoI I’m pleased. We just got to keep work­ingI though.”

An­other back-heel pass from Huns­berger set up Dock’s open­ing tal­lyI as it sprung John­son free for his strike into the back of the net at O8:R1.

John­son made it O-M at 25:43 Ds KLs EDOO flRDWHG IURP the right side of the 18-yard box found the op­po­site cor­ner of the hnights’ goal.

Just OM sec­onds la­t­erI Huns­berger put Dock up threeI plac­ing his low shot past Gar­rett at OR:OP.

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