Hurricane storms to 10-1 win over Blue Lions


WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE – Wilmington stormed to an 8-1 halftime lead Saturday en route to a 10-1 win over Washington Senior in non-league boys soccer action at Gardner Park.

“An important game to experience, playing on grass,” WHS coach Imad El-Macharrafie said. “We focused on possession the ball in the second half which should help us down the road. Our players adjusted well.”

Collin Webber had three saves in goal for Wilmington.

Derek Huffman had three goals for Wilmington, one just 27 seconds into the match, with an assist to Eli Hicks, and another in the 27th minute to put WHS up 6-1. Huffman completed the hat trick with a second half goal in the 57th minute

Hicks scored the second WHS goal in the seventh minute before Washington scored to make it 2-1.

Jacob Romer had a hand in the next three goals – the first assisted by Brady Vilvens, then Romer assisted on two goals by Trevor Billingsley.

Vilvens, with an assist to Lucas Mulvey, made it 7-1 and Bailey McVay put WHS up 8-1 with Nathan Wood notching an assist.

In the second half, after Huffman scored, Romer picked up his second marker with Huffman getting the assist.

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