Boys’ Soccer: Tigers settle for 1-1 tie with North Tahoe
September 3, 2010
The Douglas boys’ soccer team had to settle for a 1-1 tie against North Tahoe Thursday afternoon, allowing a goal in the final five minutes after leading for the majority.
The Tigers took the early lead when forward Daniel Calderon blasted a shot to the near post.
“It was a beautiful shot,” Douglas coach Milko Vasquez said. “He’s an outstanding young man who is working very hard.”
The equalizing goal came late in the game on a defensive breakdown inside the goal box.
“Unfortunately, we didn’t finish on a positive note,” Vasquez said.
Vasquez said his defense of Mason Jackson, Roy Dornbrook and Gavin Fitzhugh was solid throughout and that Jaden Mustacchio and Luis Sillas had important contributions.
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“We’re playing good teams and hanging with them,” Vasquez said. “That’s important. The kids are learning. We’ll get there.”
Douglas next plays at North Valleys at 5:30 p.m. Wedesday.