Two Shutouts This Week For Irish

Two solid wins this week against Monett on Monday and then again on Tuesday against Carl Junction.  Ozarks Sports Zone covers the Tuesday game here.  Last week the Irish traveled for both games, with a win against Bolivar but struggling against Branson, losing 1-0.

Irish Extend Winning Streak

After beginning the season with a loss to Kickapoo, the Varsity and JV teams each added two wins last week.  Tuesday, the Irish visited Marshfield.  A high scoring second half resulted in a varsity 5-0 shutout.  The Irish hosted College Heights Thursday, winning 3-1.  The Fightin’ Irish travel to Rogersville Tuesday.  This Friday and Saturday the varsity will play in the Parkview Shootout.  JV travels on Saturday for the Carthage JV tournament.

Fightin’ Irish 2015 Season Win Home Opener

The Fightin’ Irish 2015 soccer season is off to an exciting start following wins by both varsity and JV teams Tuesday evening.  Hosting Carthage, the JV team led at halftime and would go on to win 1-0.  Varsity trailed at the half, with a header that tied the game in the 53rd minute.  The varsity game required a second overtime in order to finish with a 2-1 victory.

Ozarks Sports Zone provided a great recap of Tuesday’s games.

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Fightin Irish Extend Win Streak with Home Win Over Bolivar

The Fighting Irish boys soccer team extended their unbeaten win streak to 8 games with a 2-0 shutout over the Bolivar Liberators.  After a scoreless first half senior Gabe Straus put Springfield Catholic on top with a goal assisted by senior Tommy Giovanni.   Senior Clark Keonig added to the Irish lead with a nice goal on an assist by senior Blake Weber.  The Irish defense held on for a 2-0 home win.escort s

Irish Take Parkview Tournament Championship

The Fightin Irish won three consecutive matches in less than 24 hours to take home the Parkview Tournament Championship.  After a hard fought 2-0 win over a Neosho on Friday afternoon that included goals by seniors Gabe Straus and Tommy Giovanni, the Irish met the Carthage Tigers for the second time in in a couple of weeks.  After a scoreless first half senior Patrick Greenley found the back of the Carthage net on a nice strike from just inside the 18 yard line to give the Irish a 1-0 lead in the 56th minute of the match.  The Fightin Irish and sophomore goal keeper Michael Sallee battled for the next 24 minutes to hold on to an emotional and hard fought 1-0 win.  The Irish claimed the tournament championship trophy later that afternoon with a 5-2 win over West Plains on goals by Blake Weber, Ben Rash, Patrick Greenley, Isaac Zimmerman and Cameron Katzfey.

That same day the Fightin Irish JV side claimed the Carthage JV Tournament championship with a 3-2 win over Neosho in the championship match with goals by Justin Swope, Andrew Olson and Kameron escorts in los angeles