McClain Tigers soccer blank Washington 6-0


By Kalei Fabin - For The Times-Gazette



McClain’s Kaleb Shepherd slides into Washington’s Blaise Tayese during the game on Tuesday night. McClain won the contest 6-0.


Chris Hoppes | Civitas Media Service

The McClain boys soccer team headed over to Washington Court House on Tuesday night to take on South Central Ohio League opponent the Blue Lions.

Both teams went in strong, wanting a win, but the Tigers came out on top after 80 minutes of play and took home the 6-0 win.

The first goal for the Tigers was made at 30:41 by Tyler Jackson, a Junior midfielder for McClain.

The second goal was shot by Cody Hardesty at 26:19.

The first half ended with McClain up 2-0 on the SCOL foe. Once the second half picked up, McClain player Cody Hardesty drove the ball down the field at 27:09 and he had made another goal for the Tigers.

A penalty shot was taken by Tyler Jackson, resulting in the fourth goal for the Tigers.

The last two goals were made by Brazilian foreign exchange student, Vinicius Marcelino.

Camden Yates had the shut out in goal for McClain, recording three saves.

“The kids played well tonight,” McClain head coach Jon Chamblin said. “The passing looked great. We’re on a four-game winning streak, looking good for the tournament.

“Our defense played outstanding,” Chamblin said. “They’ve been strong all year long. I can’t say enough about our defense.”

McClain improves to 9-4-1 overall, 4-4-1 in the SCOL.

McClain’s Kaleb Shepherd slides into Washington’s Blaise Tayese during the game on Tuesday night. McClain won the contest 6-0.
http://timesgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/web1_McClainboyssoccerNo13atWashington1062015.jpgMcClain’s Kaleb Shepherd slides into Washington’s Blaise Tayese during the game on Tuesday night. McClain won the contest 6-0. Chris Hoppes | Civitas Media Service

By Kalei Fabin

For The Times-Gazette

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