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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Soccer: Caps finish regular season with win

Broughton finished off a championship regular season Wednesday night with a decisive 5-2 road win over Heritage that included a hat trick from junior Ibrahim Mohamud.

The Caps were on the attack from the game's outset, and got on the scoreboard first when Mohamud scored his first goal off a pass from junior Ike Drooz about 9 minutes into the first half.

Heritage responded quickly, scoring off the ensuing kick-off to even the score at 1-1.

But Broughton took control of the game after that, responding within a few minutes with a second goal by Mohamud. He took a pass from senior Matt Brickhouse and chipped it past the charging Heritage keeper to make the score 2-1 at halftime. (Another potential Broughton goal in the first half, off a corner kick, was waived off after the referee ruled that the Caps had interfered with the keeper.)

Frankie Stallings
It didn't take long for Mohamud to finish off his hat trick once the second half began. When the Heritage keeper bobbled a shot by senior Jack Krueger, Mohamud was in position to put the rebound into the back of the net to make the score 3-1.

The Caps scored again about 12 minutes later when Brickhouse finished off a brilliant series of back-and-forth passes with senior Chris Vlahoplus to make the score 4-1.

Heritage threatened to get back into the game at one point, forcing Broughton keeper Frankie Stallings to make back-to-back saves by punching away on-target shots by the Huskies.

But then senior David Winter added to Broughton's total with a shot into the far post off a pass from junior Niko Hacklaender to make the score 5-1. Heritage scored late in the game to make the final score 5-2.

The Caps finished the season 12-1-1 in conference play to win the Cap 8 title. Their overall record of 15-1-2 will earn them a high seed in the upcoming state playoffs, which begin next week.

Earlier, Broughton's junior varsity team suffered a tough 0-1 loss to end their season. But it was a successful season for the junior varsity, which finished with a conference record of 7-2-4.

The scorers (left to right): David Winter, Matt Brickhouse, Ibrahim Mohamud

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