The Homer soccer teams swept the Redington Huskies and Seward Seahawks in boys and girls action Friday and Saturday in Homer.
Friday, the Mariner girls beat Redington 2-0 while the Homer boys picked up a 7-0 win over Redington. Saturday, Homer was back at it against Seward with a 9-0 girls win and a 9-1 boys victory.
The weekend sweep helped the Homer boys improve to 1-1 in the Peninsula Conference and 2-1 overall, while the girls jumped to 1-0-1 in conference, 2-0-1 overall. Seward dropped to 0-1 in both teams’ first contest of the season.
In Friday’s win over Redington, the Homer girls got first-half goals from Eve Brau and Kappa Reutov, and the defense made the lead stand with a shutout effort in the second half.
The Mariners boys team posted five goals in the first half against Redington, including a hat trick by Daniel Reutov. Austin Shafford and Clatyon Beachy also knocked in goals.
Austin Cline and Tucker Weston notched goals for Homer in the second half.
In Saturday’s girls game, Kappa Reutov netted three goals to lead the Mariners. Homer led 2-0 at halftime with goals from Rylee Doughty and Reutov, then tallied seven in the second half. Reutov and Sela Weisser notched two apiece, and Homer also got goals from Jessica Sonnen, Zoe Stonorov and Aiyana Cline.
In the boys game, Daniel Reutov was back at it against Seward with four goals, three coming in a seven-goal, second-half splurge by the Mariners.
Tom Gorman added two goals for Homer, which also got scoring strikes from Eyoab Knapp, Parker Lowney and Shafford.