Parker, Craig soccer drop Big Eight matches
JANESVILLE Craig High lost to visiting Middleton, 7-1, Thursday in Big Eight Conference boys soccer.
The Cardinals, ranked No. 2 in the state, gained a 5-1 first-half lead. Hosai Ceballos scored the Cougars' only goal on an assist from Chino Chavez 28 minutes into the first half.
"They are the No. 2 team in the state, and we had it 2-1 in the first 30 minutes," Craig coach Charles Friedrich said. "They are well disciplined and a quality team."
Craig hosts Union Grove on Saturday.
MIDDLETON 7 CRAIG 1
Middleton 5 2—7
Craig 1 0—1
M—Derick Ott (Devon Ott), 7:00. M—Austin Koistinen (penalty kick), 21:00. JC—Hosai Ceballos (Chino Chavez), 28:00. M—Derick Ott (penalty kick), 31:00; M—Noah Boehnen, 39:00. M—Jeff Maasch (Boehnen), 39:30.
M—Leonardo Guariglia, (Alex Fredine) 46:00 M—Storm Klyve-Underkosfler, 63:00.
Saves—Daniel Geanon (M) 7, Keegan Leckey (JC) 12.
-- Sun Prairie 5, Parker 0—The Vikings played the Cardinals to a 0-0 draw in the first half, but Sun Prairie broke through the final 40 minutes for the Big Eight victory.
The Vikings (0-7 Big Eight, 2-12-7 overall) travel to the Lake Geneva Badger tournament and face Grant (Ill.) today at 4:30 p.m. Parker plays at 10:15 a.m. and noon on Saturday.
SUN PRAIRIE 5, PARKER 0
Parker 0 0—0
Sun Prairie 0 5—5
Saves—John Fillion (JP), 12.