Soccer roundup: Laker boys shutout Crookson, East Grand Forks; girls fall to Spuds on the road
The Detroit Lakes boys soccer team beat Crookston 5-0 on Tuesday night to move to 6-4 on the season. It was the Lakers' second shutout in three games.
DETROIT LAKES – The Detroit Lakes boys soccer team is headed down the home stretch of the season with a couple more wins in its back pocket.
The Lakers (6-4) beat Crookston 5-0 on Tuesday night behind two-goal nights from Avery Young and Noah Meyer.
Meyer started the scoring with a penalty kick goal in the second minute before Young doubled the lead with eight minutes left in the first half. Meyer scored his second goal eight minutes into the second frame before Young put it out of reach in the 55th minute.
Senior defenseman Caden Reep got in on the scoring action. He buried a penalty kick goal in the 78th minute to put the finishing touches on Detroit Lakes’ sixth win of the season. Evan Thomas stopped all three shots he saw in goal.
Detroit Lakes fell in a road game against St. Cloud Apollo on Saturday. Noah Rieber and Young scored in a 4-2 loss to the Eagles. Thomas made 11 saves.
Last Thursday, the Lakers dominated East Grand Forks to the tune of 8-0 on the road.
Young scored the lone goal in the first half before adding his second in the 44th minute. Reiber scored twice, while Meyer, Mikail Ramsey, Mason Frank and Bryce Skaaland all found the back of the net in the final 40 minutes. Thomas earned a clean sheet with two saves.
DETROIT LAKES 5, CROKSTON 0
SCORING- DL- Noah Meyer 2’ 48’, Avery Young 32’ 55’, Caden Reep 78’
GOALKEEPING- Evan Thomas 3 saves
ST. CLOUD APOLLO- 4, DETROIT LAKES 2
SCORING- DL- Noah Rieber 1’, Young 61’
GOALKEEPING- Thomas 11 saves
DETROIT LAKES 8, EAST GRAND FORKS 0
SCORING- Young 24’ 44’, Rieber 53’ 68’, Meyer 64’, Mikail Ramsey 71’, Mason Frank 77’, Bryce Skaaland 80’
GOALKEEPING- Thomas 2 saves
Laker girls fall in Moorhead
The Detroit Lakes girls soccer team hit a snag on Monday night in Moorhead.
The Lakers (3-6) suffered a 4-1 loss to the Spuds. Senior Abby Larson scored the lone goal for Detroit Lakes. It was the last of six consecutive games on the road for the Lakers.