Arizona High School Soccer - Kofa knocks off Lake Havasu
(January 26, 2010: Yuma, AZ 85364) The Kofa Kings (Yuma, AZ) soccer overwhelmed the visiting Lake Havasu Knights (Lake Havasu City, AZ), 20-0 in Tuesday's league bout.
With the victory, Kofa betters its record to 16-2 on the campaign. The Kings host Cibola (Yuma, AZ) to face the Raiders in a 5A Gila Valley test on Wednesday, January 27. The Raiders enter the test with a record of 2-6. Cibola lost 2-1 in their recent league test against San Luis (San Luis, AZ)
The Knights (3-11) will now prepare for their test against Gila Ridge (Yuma, AZ). The Hawks enter the 5A Gila Valley test with a 4-4 record. In their last test, Gila Ridge gained a win over Yuma (Yuma, AZ), 2-1, in a league test.
First Quarter Summary
Kofa traveled for their last away game to Lake Havasu to take on a depleted Knights team. The Kings realizing they had 2 more important games chose to sit 2 defenders and limit most of its starters to a half or so. This however, did not stop the Kings from scoring at will. Marcos Garcia had the first 3 goals for the Kings in the opening five minutes and recorded his 4th in the 25th minute. Unfortunatel, for him that type of effort was only rewarded with some rest on the bench for the remainder of the game. Angel Figueroa had 2 goals as well as CJ Carr, Terry Nichols and 2 from reserve Donal Landrum.
Second Quarter Summary
The reserve players for the Kings played the second half with a 12 touch limit before scoring. Reserve forward Felipe Zurita registered a hat trick in the second half as well as Keeper Jorge Valdez on his first action outside his normal role as keeper for the Kings. Sophomore defender Alex Garcia registered his first region goal. Jose Medina and Estefan Jimenez registered a goal a piece for the Kings.
Overtime Quarter Summary
Kofa will be at home Wednesday Night to take on the Raiders of Cibola in a must win for the Kings.