The Hillsboro varsity soccer team took a road trip to Camdenton Friday to play in a weekend tournament. The squad won one, lost one, and tied one to move their record to 5-6-2 on the season.
Friday, the Hawks had a nice comeback in the 2-2 draw against Kirksville. Down 2-0, Mark Moore scored off an assist by Isaac Readnour at the 54:40 mark to make it 2-1 Kirksville. Just shy of four minutes later, Moore found the back of the net again to tie the game. That’s the way the game would end, with both teams knotted at two.
Seth Oshia made seven saves in the contest as Kirksville outshot the Hawks 9-8. The Kirksville team would finish the tournament in second place.
Saturday morning, the Hawks just couldn’t solve the Union Wildcats, losing 2-0. Hillsboro outshot Union 10-8, but the Wildcats scored once in each half to take the victory. Oshia made six saves in net.
The final game of the tournament saw the Hillsboro offense open up, defeating Fulton 8-0. Moore collected three goals in this game, including the first, just 1:24 into the contest. Sean McRae tallied two goals, and also added an assist. Frank Tello added a goal and an assist, while Grant Beck also beat the goalie. Jordan Edwards and Kyle Warren both scored their first varsity goals of their careers. Edwards also got an assist. Several players collected assists in the game. Sergio Cruz had two assists, and Readnour, Ryan Mayberry, and Dylan Mooney also collected helpers for the game.
Noah Pool made two saves in gaining the shutout in net. Hillsboro had an incredible total of 31 shots on goal.
The Hawks will be back on the road Tuesday, traveling to Farmington for a 5:00 p.m. match against the Knights.