Midfielder/forward Sophomore Eleazar Galvan controls the soccer ball against the Cashmere Bulldogs during Chelan’s win over Cashmere.
Chelan soccer showing staying power
Chelan hosts Tonasket Tuesday, April 19
By Richard Uhlhorn
The Chelan Goat Soccer team continues to play well beating the Cashmere Bulldogs 3-2 on Saturday, April 16, on home turf. This was a hard fought match with Chelan’s Ray Galvan scoring the Goats first goal 7 minutes into the game.
Cashmere tied the game 1-all in the 30th minute off a penalty kick that drew goal keeper Rubin Medina off the net. Ten minutes later, Cashmere scored its second goal to take the lead 2-1, but a minute later in extra time of the first half, Chelan midfielder Edy Bahena tied the game back up 2-2 going into the halftime break.
In the second half both Cashmere and Chelan continued to play tough. Chelan sophomore Diego Avina came off the bench in the 65th minute and scored the winning goal for the Goats. “Diego did everything we asked of him at the left midfield position,” said Assistant Coach Jim Broome.
Goalie Ruben Medina played an incredible game protecting the goal. “He really stepped up to the challenge in one of his toughest games yet.”
Chelan’s JV squad also beat Cashmere on Saturday 6-1.
4/12/11 Chelan v Omak
On Tuesday, April 12, the varsity and JV squads traveled to Omak to take on the Pioneers.
The varsity played first with Chelan winning 8-2. The scoring started first by Omak in the fourth minute. In the 8th minute Chelan's Ray Galvan scored off a header assisted from Eleazar Galvan. Two minutes later Alejandro Angulo scored the second goal off an assist from Guada Cardenas. Then in the 15th minute Guada Cardenas took a corner kick and scored directly from the corner. In the 25th minute sophomore Eleazar Galvan scored and then he scored again in the 38th minute.
Chelan went into half time leading 5-1. In the second half, Chelan started it's scoring early. Chelan junior Isaac Perez scored three minutes into the second half assisted by Jorge Barajas. Isaac scored his second goal in the 49th minute, this time assisted by Guada Cardenas. Omak then scored their second goal in the 56th minute. Chelan finished their scoring in the 73rd minute. The goal was scored by senior captain Gerardo Andrade and was assisted by Alejandro Angulo.
Chelan’s JV also beat Omak.
Chelan hosts the Tonasket Tigers beginning at 4 p.m. at Chelan Falls Field on Tuesday, April 19.