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Monday, October 3, 2022

Wings hold off Titans; girls fall in debut

SJW 1-3 = 4
TCU 0-2 = 2

The St. James-Windom Wings boys soccer team used a strong second half Saturday morning, pulling away for a 4-2 victory over Tri-City United at St. James.

The Wings got on the scoreboard early in the contest when Fredy Garcia won a scramble for a loose ball in front of the net and tapped in a shot for a goal.

TCU was able to apply some offensive pressure late in the first half, but Wings goalie Omar Ambrocio was able to turn aside all seven first-half shots he faced, preserving a 1-0 halftime lead.

The Wings expanded their lead early in the second half on goals from Carlos Perez and Manuel Tiniguar, but TCU was able to close the gap in the second half with a pair of goals, cutting the SJW lead to 3-2.

But in the closing minutes of the match, Garcia netted his second goal of the game, lifting the Wings to victory.

Ambrocio finished with 13 saves in the match. TCU outshot the Wings 15-13.

Next match: Check for updates after each match.
SJW: at Worthington JV, Sept. 16

TCU 5-1 = 6
SJW 0-0 = 0

The St. James-Windom Wings girls soccer team made its program debut Saturday and couldn’t get its offense going, dropping a 6-0 decision to Tri-City United at Montgomery.

The Titans got their offense rolling from the opening minutes, scoring five goals in the opening half to take a commanding lead.

The Wings were able to apply some offensive pressure in the second half but weren’t able to find the back of the net with the ball. TCU netted a sixth goal in the second half.

Next match: Check for updates after each match.
SJW: at Mayer Lutheran, Sept. 13

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