BOYS SOCCER: Hodags hold off Indians, clinch at least tie for GNC title
RHS now 8-0 in conference
STAR JOURNAL REPORT
After scoring the only goal in the first half on a soggy Tuesday evening, the Rhinelander High School varsity boys soccer team stayed undefeated in the Great Northern Conference and assured itself of at least a tie for the league title with a 3-2 home victory over Mosinee.
RHS got on the scoreboard 20:24 into the first half on an unassisted goal from Matthew Von Oepen.
The Indians tied the game at 1-1 when Tanner Cook scored the first of his two goals on the night 27:38 into the second half.
The Hodags regained the lead just over 5 minutes later when Jonus Sabani scored unassisted.
Sabani then tallied his second goal of the night at 35:51 of the second half with an assist by Darin Bloomquist.
Mosinee tallied the final goal in the final minute when Cook scored on a penalty kick.
Shots on goal favored RHS, 15-3, with Josh Randolph recording the win in net
The Hodags’ season record stands at 8-0 on the GNC and 12-3-2 overall going into Thursday’s conference game at Northland Pines. With only two conference games remaining, a win over the 6-2 Eagles would give RHS the outright GNC title.
Hodags 3, Mosinee 2
Mosinee 0 2 – 2
Hodags 1 2 – 3