Pirate Soccer Tops Jaguars in Opener 5-0

The Charlestown High School Boys Soccer Team traveled to Whorley Field in Jeffersonville Tuesday evening for a season opener match up against the River City Jaguars.  The Pirate Varsity squad defeated the Jaguars in a 5-0 shut out, scoring three goals in the first and two more in the second.  Bryce Wray started the Pirate scoring in the fifth minute of the first half, off an Andrew Mattingly assist.  Sergio Bolanos scored two of his three game goals in the first half, one in the thirteenth minute (assist to Gryphon Brading) and the other in the twentieth minute (assist by Bryce Wray).  Andrew Mattingly scored his second goal of the game in the ninth minute of the second 2nd half on a free kick; before Sergio Bolanos scored for the third time in the twenty-third minute of the second on another Mattingly assist.  “We had a good start to our season last night with a strong win over River City Jaguars.  The boys played hard and did a good job.  While we are not 100% at the level I want them to be yet we are close.  We have been working hard all summer to try to win our game so now that we have that goal achieved we will focus on game two against Henryville”, commented Pirate Soccer Head Coach Christian Martinez.  The Pirate Junior Varsity squad also started the season with a win, defeating their River City counterparts 3-0 Tuesday evening.  Next week’s matchups are at Henryville on Monday, at Corydon on Tuesday, and at home versus Southern High School on Wednesday.