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Marquette Redmen Varsity Soccer Advances to 8-0-1 in the Season After Beating Sault Ste. Marie 8-1

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Photo – Junior John Weber (black jersey) heads a ball past Sault Ste. Marie defenders in the first half as teammate Hayden Byma defends. Jon Young photo

Marquette, MI  –  October 10, 2020  –  Sault Ste. Marie traveled to Marquette Friday night for a boys varsity soccer match. Marquette continued they’re winning ways beating Sault Ste. Marie 8-1. With the win, Marquette improves to 8-0-1 on the season.

Marquette RedmenFirst half goals were scored by sophomore Ezra Pickard, senior Brett Wittler, junior Nick Linberg, and sophomore Nick Asmus. Assists were credited to junior Axel Vermaat on the first two goals, Asmus, and sophomore Max Dawson respectively. Senior Liam Jeevar tended net in the first half not facing any shots.

Junior Michael Poggi scored the fifth goal and first of the second half on a penalty kick. Junior Camden Larson scored the sixth goal with an assist going to Wittler. Ben Gostomski a senior, scored the seventh goal assisted again by Wittler and Dawson finished the scoring with another assist going to Vermaat. Junior Harrison Anthos tended net in the second half facing two shots.

Marquette travels to Iron Mountain Tuesday night for the final game of the regular season.

Coach Dan Salmon said, “It was a special night and the team really came together in honoring the seniors on their last home game. I am really proud of them all. Very fitting though for senior Brett Wittler to have the best game of his season tonight. He really stepped it up.”

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