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Westwood soccer team wins openers

Posted on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 12:30 pm

The Westwood Middle School soccer team won both its season and home openers with a 3-0 victory at Riverside Christian Academy (RCA) and a 4-0 shutout at home against Cascade.

Playing Feb. 12 at RCA,  Andres Barrera scored two goals and Breyer Taylor scored another. Taylor along with Will Swann also had assists.

Rockets Will Swann (8) and Mosies Ramirez (7) keep the pressure on Cascade. (Staff photo by Milton Stanley)

Playing at home Feb. 19, the Rockets did an excellent job of keeping the ball on the oponents end of the field.  Effective spacing and teamwork, especially in the second half, kept the pressure on Cascade while defending the goal effectively. Goals were scored by Taylor, Barrera, Swann, and Emmanuel Garcia with assists from Patrick Sherrill, Swann, and Taylor.

The Rockets host RCA at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22.