Friday soccer roundup

The Kenai Central boys soccer team recorded a 6-1 nonconference victory over Grace Christian on Friday. The Kardinals are now 6-3-0 overall.

Sawyer Vann had a pair of goals for the Kardinals, while Aloshia Cross, Miles Metteer, Cole Langham and Aidan Jackman added tallies. Assists went to Langham, Cross and Gavin Liles.

Kenai coach Shane Lopez wrote in a text message that Metteer helped organize the offense and played off the midfielders well.

Lopez also wrote that Bradley Morrison had a great game in goal, not only making a couple nice saves, but distributing the ball to start the offense.

Kenai girls 2, Grace Christian 1

The visiting Kardinals notched a nonconference victory Friday to move to 7-2-1 overall.

Brynnen Hanson started the scoring in the 27th minute.

Kenai head coach Dan Verkuilen wrote in a text message that his squad continued to generate attacks, but shot wide of the mark. Kenai also had a goal disallowed.

The Kardinals scored their second goal when Kylee Verkuilen found Hanson on a corner kick.

Grace then converted a penalty kick off a hand ball.

Verkuilen said his girls were a little flat coming off an emotional 1-0 loss to South on Thursday.

Soldotna girls 7, Houston 2

The Stars are 7-0-1 overall after the nonconference victory on the road Friday.

The goals came from Bay Bloom unassisted, Emily O’Reagan from Jillian Duncan and Anika Jedlicka, Sadie Lane unassisted, Rowan Peck from Grayson Henry and Lane, Lane from O’Reagan, Henry from Lane and Bay Bloom, and O’Reagan from Morgan Lemm.

Soldotna boys 7, Houston 1

The Stars went on the road to pick up the Friday nonconference victory and improve to 7-0-1.

The goals came from Andrew Arthur unassisted, Johnny Wardas on a penalty kick, Lane Hillyer from Nuno Venturi, Jace O’Reagan unassisted, Zac Buckbee from Arthur, and Hillyer from O’Reagan. The Hawks also had an own goal.

Homer girls 2, Ketchikan 2

The host Mariners are 4-2-2 overall after a nonconference tie against the Kings on Friday.

Ruby Hill and Talia Weisser had the goals for Homer.

“Played well, didn’t quite finish when we needed to,” Homer coach Mike Tozzo wrote in a text message.

Homer boys 1, Ketchikan 1

The host Mariners are 4-2-1 overall after the tie against the nonconference Kings on Friday.

Reid Rauch had the goal for Homer.

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