13-14 Chelan Sports

5.3.14 Chelan Soccer v Brewster

Alexis Bravo and Juan Carlos (Garcia) defend the goal along with goal keeper Miguel Sanchez in a tough game with Brewster. Chelan got the victory in the 78th minute with their second goal to take second place away from Brewster in the Caribou Trail League.

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Chelan squeaks out a 2-1 win over Brewster for second place
by Richard Uhlhorn

It looked as though Chelan and Brewster were going to overtime when the game was winding down and the score was 1-1. Chelanís freshman Cristian Barajas scored Chelanís second goal in the 78th minute off an assist by Juan Garcia, giving Chelan a great win and second place in theCaribou Trail League.

The game was a tough go for both teams. The wind was whistling out of the west and to the east which meant the ball was doing funny things in the air on each kick. Throughout much of the first half and with the wind in their favor, Brewster kept the pressure on Chelan, but was unable to put the ball in the net due to some excellent defense by the Chelan players. Juan Garcia was outstanding defending the goal as was goal keeper Miguel Sanchez.

Chelan got its first goal 10 minutes into the game when Ivan Magdaleno scored and thatís where the score remained until the second half when Humberto Ramirez was hit hard by a Brewster defender and went to the ground in agony. The referee either didnít see the player down and let the game continue, or as was explained to me, if a player is down and not interfering with the game, play can continue.

With the referee allowing play to continue, Brewster was able to score a goal in the 46th minute of the game.

Chelan ended up with 21 shots on goal and Brewster was right behind with 18 shots. Sanchez saved 8 shots at the net.

Chelanís JV also won 3-1 against Brewsterís JV team

The Goats travel to Quincy to take on the number one team in the CTL on Tuesday, May 6 at 6 p.m.


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