Varsity Boys Soccer Gets 3-0 Win Over Kingsford On Senior Night

Varsity Boys Soccer Gets 3-0 Win Over Kingsford On Senior Night

Varsity Boys Soccer (15-1)

Marquette 3, Kingsford 0

The MSHS Varsity Boys Soccer team hosted the Kingsford Flivvers on Thursday night at the Kaufman Sports Complex.  Prior to the game, 14 seniors were honored for their contributions to the program along with their parents/guardians.

After a scoreless first half, Max Dawson continued his scoring prowess by completing a hat trick. The three goals gives Dawson 27 tallies on the season and they were enough to secure a 3-0 win.

Axel Vermaat provided assists two of the goals while goalkeeper Harrison Anthos assisted the other.  Anthos faced three shots in net in the first half and six in the second half for nine total stops in the game.

From MSHS Head Coach, Dan Salmon:

  • “It has been a rough week with kids out for various reasons. Although some players are still out, we were able to regroup and get back in the win column. Ayden Beaudry and Zane Phillips really held their own on defense.”

Senior Shoutout:

Thursday’s game marked the last regular season home game for 14 members of the Class of 2022.  Congratulations to these soccer student-athletes and the success that they have achieved while playing for MSHS!

  • #5 – Zane Phillips – Defense
  • #6 – Camden Larson – Defense
  • #7 – Vincenzo Stabile – Forward
  • #9 – Michael Goodson  – Midfield
  • #12 – Michael Poggi – Defense
  • #13 – John Weber – Midfield
  • #16 – Grant Salo – Midfield
  • #17 – Axel Vermaat – Midfield
  • #19 – Toby Camilli – Forward
  • #22 – Hayden Byma – Midfield
  • #23 – Owen Goymerac – Defense
  • #28 – Mark Cambensy – Defense
  • #30 – Nick Lindberg – Defense
  • #44 – Harrison Anthos – Goalkeeper

Next Up:

  • The Varsity Boys Soccer team travels to Alpena for a tournament this weekend, where they will open the tournament against Tawas.
Live Video Stream Information for 9/23/21 Varsity Boys Soccer “Senior Night” vs. Kingsford

Live Video Stream Information for 9/23/21 Varsity Boys Soccer “Senior Night” vs. Kingsford

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Varsity Boys Soccer Defeated By Iron Mountain, 1-0

Varsity Boys Soccer Defeated By Iron Mountain, 1-0

Varsity Boys Soccer (14-1)

Marquette 0, Iron Mountain 1

The MSHS Varsity Boys Soccer team traveled to Iron Mountain on Tuesday, 9/21/21, for a boys soccer match with the host Mountaineers.  After a scoreless first half, Iron Mountain scored from a throw in and claimed a 1-0 win.

Harrison Anthos tended net for Marquette making two first half saves and one in the second half.

The loss is Marquette’s first in 29 games dating back to 2019.

From MSHS Head Coach, Dan Salmon:

  • “We controlled the ball well and had many chances but Iron Mountain had a solid game plan to beat us.”

Next Up:

  • The Varsity Boys Soccer team will return home tomorrow (Thursday, September 23) for “Senior Night” when they host Kingsford for a 5:30 p.m. contest.  Prior to the game, the 14 members of the Class of 2022 within the MSHS Boys Soccer Program will be honored along with their parents and guardians.
Varsity Boys Soccer Wins Lakeland Union Invite After Exciting Shootout Victory

Varsity Boys Soccer Wins Lakeland Union Invite After Exciting Shootout Victory

Varsity Boys Soccer (14-0)

The MSHS Varsity Boys Soccer team traveled to Minocqua, WI on Saturday, 9/18/21, to compete in the Lakeland Union Invitational showcase hosted by Lakeland Union High School.  Other participating schools included Amherst (WI) and Kingsford.

Evan Sysko battles for the ball vs. Kingsford at the Lakeland Union Invite (MSHS Soccer photo)

Game 1 – Semifinal:  Marquette 4, Kingsford 0

  • MSHS faced a familiar opponent in Kingsford in the day’s first game and cruised to a 4-0 win.  Enzo Stabile scored in the first half off an assist from Axel Vermaat for a 1-0 halftime score.
  • In the second half, Ezra Pickard scored three goals to complete the hat trick. The first goal was unassisted while the second goal was assisted by Isaac Johnson and the third goal assisted by Kaleb Chipelewski.
  • Harrison Anthos made six saves in net.
  • From MSHS Head Coach, Dan Salmon“We were missing some players for this tournament on both sides of the ball and we weren’t sure how the team would respond but they stepped up big.  Ezra Pickard had a phenomenal game.“ 
Goalkeeper Harrison Anthos makes 1 of his 4 saves in the shoot out vs Lakeland Union (MSHS Soccer photo)

Game 2 – Championship:  Marquette 1, Lakeland Union 1 (MSHS Wins Shootout, 4-3)

  • In the event’s championship game, it was the battle of unbeatens as the 13-0 Marquette Redmen faced the 10-0-1 Lakeland Union Thunderbirds.
  • After a scoreless first half, Max Dawson tallied an unassisted goal on a breakaway for a 1-0 MSHS lead.  Lakeland Union answered with a goal with 14 minutes remaining, making the score 1-1.  As time was running down, Marquette appeared to be awarded a penalty kick but the center referee changed the call to a free kick as time expired.
  • In the first set of shootout participants, Hayden Byma, Axel Vermaat, and Indigo Catalano all converted on their kicks with Harrison Anthos stopping two shots in net to keep the game level, which lead to a sudden death shoot out.  After a save in the sixth round by Lakeland Union, Anthos answered with his own save. The seventh kicker for Marquette was Dawson who converted to give MSHS the lead.  Anthos then secured the win and the event championship by making the game-winning save on Lakeland Union’s next shooter.
  • Anthos made 12 total saves in net, including four stops in the shootout.
  • From MSHS Head Coach, Dan Salmon“We were not happy with how the game ended in regulation, which made for good motivation going into the shootout.  Harrison Anthos again came up big for us as did freshman Indigo Catalano.  A shootout in a championship game comes with a lot of pressure and the team handled it quite well.“ 
Varsity Boys Soccer Makes It 12 Straight Wins With 7-1 Win Over Houghton

Varsity Boys Soccer Makes It 12 Straight Wins With 7-1 Win Over Houghton

Varsity Boys Soccer (12-0)

Marquette 7, Houghton 1

On Saturday, September 11, the MSHS Varsity Boys Soccer team hosted Houghton at the Kaufman Sports Complex.  Marquette used a quick start to distance themselves from the Gremlins to come away with a 7-1 victory.

 Marquette’s Indigo Catalano (center in red) clears the ball vs Houghton with Zane Phillips (#5) moving in. (MSHS Soccer photo)

MSHS came out firing in the contest by scoring three goals in a five-minute span early in the first half.  Isaac Johnson got the scoring started off of an Ezra Pickard corner kick.  John Weber then scored from a Zane Phillips free kick.  Just 10 seconds later, Max Dawson intercepted the ensuing kickoff and scored an unassisted goal for a 3-0 halftime lead.

In the second half, Dawson scored his second goal from an assist by Hayden BymaEthan Sandstrom then made it 5-0 from a Dawson assist.

Houghton would cut the lead to 5-1 with a penalty kick before Pickard scored two more goals with assists from Johnson and Byma for a 7-1 final score.

Harrison Anthos stopped three shots in net for MSHS.

From MSHS Head Coach, Dan Salmon:

  • “It was really good effort today and we executed the game plan flawlessly. Offensively, we had five different guys score and five guys with assists, which is better than we expected.”

Next Up:

  • The Varsity Boys Soccer team will be idle during the week before traveling to Minocqua, WI on Saturday, 9/17/21, to participate in a four-team showcase hosted by Lakeland Union High School.  Marquette’s first game of the event will be at 10:00 a.m. EST, followed by a second game at 12:00 p.m. EST.
Varsity Boys Soccer Scores Seven In Second Half To Defeat Sault Ste. Marie, 8-1

Varsity Boys Soccer Scores Seven In Second Half To Defeat Sault Ste. Marie, 8-1

Varsity Boys Soccer (11-0)

Marquette 8, Sault Ste. Marie 1

The MSHS Varsity Boys Soccer team hosted Sault Ste Marie on Thursday evening at the Kaufman Sports Complex for a weekday match between Upper Peninsula  teams.

Marquette’s Lamb Ngafeeson (26) advances the ball in on Sault Ste Marie’s goal keeper. (MSHS Soccer photo)

Marquette got on the board first with a Max Dawson goal that was assisted by John Weber.  Senior Harrison Anthos faced eight shots in the first half net duties for a 1-0 lead.

From there, MSHS tallied seven second half goals and gave up one for an 8-1 final margin.  Marquette’s second half goal scorers included:

  • Ethan Sandstrom (from Dawson and Enzo Stabile)
  • Ezra Pickard (from Kaleb Chipelewski)
  • Sandstrom (from off of an Axel Vermaat corner kick)
  • Stabile (from a Vermaat free kick)
  • Isaac Johnson (from Chipelewski and Lamb Ngafeeson)
  • Evan Sysko (from Dawson)
  • Chipelewski (from Ngafeeson)

Anthos faced three additional shots in the second half to make 11 total saves in the game.

From MSHS Head Coach, Dan Salmon:

  • “We came out slow and sluggish to start the game. We really were not playing our kind of soccer and we corrected things at halftime.  We were happy with our goal distribution once we started playing our soccer.  Seven different goal scorers on eight goals shows it was a true team effort in the second half”

Next Up:

  • The JV and Varsity Boys Soccer teams will remain at home this weekend to each host Houghton High School on Saturday, 9/11/21, at the Kaufman Sports Complex.  The JV contest will begin at 11:00 a.m., followed by the Varsity match-up at 12:30 p.m.
Varsity Boys Soccer Uses Strong First Half To Power Past Kingsford, 4-0

Varsity Boys Soccer Uses Strong First Half To Power Past Kingsford, 4-0

Varsity Boys Soccer (10-0)

Marquette 4, Kingsford 0

The MSHS Varsity Boys Soccer team traveled to Kingsford on Tuesday night to take on the host Flivvers in boys soccer.

Marquette jumped out to a three goal first half lead behind scores from Max Dawson, Isaac Johnson, and John Weber.   Assists went to Weber/Hayden Byma, Ezra Pickard, and Byma, respectively.

Dawson then added a second half goal, his 20th of the season, from Weber.

Harrison Anthos faced 12 shots in net, stopping them all, to preserve the 4-0 victory.

From MSHS Head Coach, Dan Salmon:

  • “We got challenged a lot on the defensive side of the ball but Harrison (Anthos) was a wall in net.  He really stepped up when we needed him.”

Next Up:

  • The Varsity Boys Soccer team will be back at home on Thursday, 9/9/21, when they host Sault Ste. Marie for a 5:00 p.m. game at the Kaufman Sports Complex.
Varsity Boys Soccer Shuts Out Iron Mountain, 8-0

Varsity Boys Soccer Shuts Out Iron Mountain, 8-0

Varsity Boys Soccer (9-0)

Marquette 8, Iron Mountain 0

The MSHS Varsity Boys Soccer team continued their winning ways on Thursday night when they defeated Iron Mountain 8-0 at the Kaufman Sports Complex in Marquette.

 Marquette’s Ayden Beaudry moves the ball upfield vs Iron Mountain

First half goal scorers with assists were Max Dawson from Michael Poggi, Dawson from Ethan Sandstrom, Ezra Pickard from Grant Salo, Axel Vermaat from John Weber, Enzo Stabile from Vermaat.  Harrison Anthos tended net making three saves.

Second half goal scorers were Zane Phillips from Pickard, Sandstrom from Evan Sysko, and Kaleb Chipelewski from Pickard.  Isaac Johnson tended net in the second half facing two shots.

From MSHS Head Coach, Dan Salmon:

  • “Our team played good ball tonight. Iron Mountain played hard right to the end and kept fighting so we had to remain vigilant”

Next Up:

  • Marquette will next travel to Kingsford on Tuesday, 9/7/21, for a game starting at 6:00 p.m. EST.
Varsity Boys Soccer Stays Undefeated With Impressive Showing At Saginaw Heritage Showcase

Varsity Boys Soccer Stays Undefeated With Impressive Showing At Saginaw Heritage Showcase

Varsity Boys Soccer (8-0)

The Marquette varsity boys soccer team made another trip downstate on Saturday, 8/28/21, to participate in the Saginaw Heritage Showcase.  The event included 12 total teams and afforded each school three games on the day.  MSHS continued its undefeated streak to start the season and took all three games in shutout fashion.

Grant Salo (in white) advances the ball up the field vs Freeland.

Game 1 Marquette 3, Freeland 0

  • In the day’s first game, Marquette faced Freeland and won 3-0.  All three MSHS goals were scored in the first half – junior Max Dawson assisted by senior Owen Goymerac, Dawson from senior Axel Vermaat, and junior Isaac Johnson from a senior John Weber corner kick.  Senior Harrison Anthos tended net facing 5 shots.
Max Dawson (red) shoots vs Chesaning.

Game 2:  Marquette 6, Chesaning 0

  • In game two, Marquette faced Chesaning and won 6-0.  First half goals came from senior Hayden Byma on a penalty kick, Dawson from Vermaat and sophomore Ethan Sandstrom, and Vermaat from freshman Kaleb Chipelewski. In the second half Pickard had an unassisted goal followed by a Dawson goal from Vermaat and then Pickard on a free kick.  Anthos faced 1 shot in net.
Camden Larson (red) defends vs #14 of Swartz Creek.

Game 3:  Marquette 6, Swartz Creek 0

  • In the final game of the event, Marquette beat Swartz Creek with another 6-0 score.  First half goals came from Pickard from junior Lamb Ngafeeson, junior Evan Sysko from Johnson, Pickard from Ngafeeson, and another Byma penalty kick.  Second half goals came from Sysko from Dawson then Byma from a Weber corner kick.  Anthos did not face any shots in net.

From MSHS Head Coach, Dan Salmon:

  • “Over the last few days we have been working hard with the defense after giving up a few goals and we challenged them this weekend. They came up big not allowing any goals and the likes of Owen Goymerac and Hunter Sandstrom really stepped up.”

Next Up:

  • Varsity boys soccer returns home this week when they will host Iron Mountain on Thursday, 9/2/21, for a 5:30 p.m. game at the Kaufman Sports Complex.
Varsity Boys Soccer Takes Down Boyne City In Home Opener, 2-0

Varsity Boys Soccer Takes Down Boyne City In Home Opener, 2-0

 Ayden Beaudry (#31) looks to make a throw in to Evan Sysko (#14) vs. Boyne City at the Kaufman Sports Complex. (MSHS Soccer photo)

Varsity Boys Soccer (5-0)

Marquette 2, Boyne City 0

The MSHS Varsity Boys Soccer team had its first home contest of the 2021 season when they hosted Boyne City High School at the Kaufman Sports Complex on Tuesday evening.  Marquette continued its strong start to the season by shutting out the Ramblers by a final score of 2-0.

Junior Max Dawson lead the way for MSHS by scoring both goals in the first half.  The first goal came just four minutes into the game off an Axel Vermaat pass.  Then, at the 32-minute mark, senior John Weber passed to Vermaat, who sent a pass to Dawson for the goal.

Senior Harrison Anthos tended net stopping eight shots in the game, including a penalty kick in the second half.

From MSHS Head Coach, Dan Salmon:

  • “We were good at times and sloppy at times. There is still plenty to work on. Harrison Anthos was really solid in net when we needed him and the defense bent but didn’t break.”

Next Up:

  • Marquette begins another downstate weekend road trip on Friday, 8/27/21, when they will travel to Boyne City for a noon JV game and 2:00 p.m. Varsity match-up.