Marble Falls boys soccer beats Leander Rouse 4-2
MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls High School soccer player Jesse Arreguin played in only his second varsity game Feb. 22 but made a big difference.
The sophomore scored two goals, both in the second half, to help the Mustangs beat Leander Rouse 4-2.
“He showed a lot of composure in his two games,” Marble Falls head coach Michael Nave said.
Senior forward Misael Garcia got the Mustangs started by scoring two goals in the first half.
Nave said the Mustangs love playing at home where they remain undefeated at 7-0-1.
“The kids play with a lot of confidence at home,” he said. “You want to win as many home games as you can.”
He also credited the defense, particularly sophomore goalie Carlos Campos.
“Carlos had a lot of great saves,” he said.
[tabs style=”default”] [tab title=”GAME STATS”]ON OFFENSE: Goals (1st half) – Misael Garcia unassisted (31:35) and Garcia assisted by Asir Riojas (30:28); (2nd half) – Jesse Arreguin assisted by Garcia (23:30) and Arreguin assisted by Danny Osornio (6:08)
ON DEFENSE: Sophomore goalie Carlos Campos saved 9 shots on goal
QUOTABLE: “This is the most complete game we’ve played all year. We played as well as we could offensively. We did great on our throw-ins, both defensively and attacking. I’m proud of them for that,” Marble Falls head coach Michael Nave said.
JUNIOR VARSITY RESULT: The Mustangs beat Rouse 2-0.
RECORDS: Marble Falls is 10-5-2 overall and 2-3-0 in District 51-4A.
UP NEXT: Marble Falls vs. Cedar Park Vandegrift, 7 p.m. Feb. 26 at Mustang Stadium, 2101 Mustang Drive in Marble Falls[/tab] [tab title=”DISTRICT STANDINGS”]DISTRICT 51-4A STANDINGS:
Cedar Park, 4-1-0
Vista Ridge, 3-2-0
Marble Falls, 2-3-0
Leander 1-4-0[/tab] [tab title=”PHOTO 1″]Marble Falls High School junior varsity player Umberto Mejia sizes up the Leander Rouse defense during the Mustangs’ 2-0 win against the Raiders. Photo by Kelly McDuffie[/tab] [tab title=”PHOTO 2″]Marble Falls High School head coach Michael Nave gives David Salinas some instructions before the player entered the game in the Mustangs’ 4-2 win against Leander Rouse on Feb. 22. Photo by Kelly McDuffie[/tab] [/tabs]