Battle Of Wyoming 3A Soccer’s Best Two Teams
Written by Chance Bond on April 27, 2022
The Worland Warrior Boy’s Soccer team came into Monday’s match against Powell 9-0 on the season.
In a match that was a reschedule from April 12th due to weather, Worland headed to Powell and Panther Stadium.
Powell and Worland had already played this season at the Pinnacle Cup in Worland the first weekend of the 2022 season.
Worland would get the 1-0 win and the Pinnacle Cup Jamboree Championship.
The Warriors came into Monday’s game Wyoming 3A’s number 1 ranked team and had a 9-0 record this season.
Powell was 9-1 and Wyoming 3A’s number 2 team heading into the match. Their lone loss to the Warriors.
The West Conference team standings before Monday:
Mountain View 0-6-1/0-6-1
The East Conference:
The Warriors had 62 total team goals and had 2 goals scored against.
The Panthers had 59 team goals and 4 against.
Senior Cole Venable with 27 goals in the season.
Powell with two players Hawkin Sweeney with 19 goals, Keaton Rowton with 17 goals.
The match with Powell would be for first place in the West and a possible shift in the Wyoming 3A rankings.
In a match that started very physical and at a speed that would not slow throughout the entire match.
The first half would end nil/nil with each team with 10 shots on goal.
Worland would get on the scoreboard first at the 33:20 mark in the second half with a goal from Junior Court Gonsalez the assist from Riley Blood.
The Panthers would continue to pressure and would finish the match with 17 shots on goal.
With :16 seconds remaining in the match Worland’s Court Gonsalez was given a yellow card at the 20.
Powell would score and send the match into overtime.
After the first 10 minutes of overtime the match was still tied.
A second 10 minute overtime period was awarded, that also would not see any scoring.
With 8 saves by Keeper Kade Weber, and a goal off of a deflection the match ended in a 1-1 tie.
The Warriors had 19 shots on goal for the match.
The Warriors are now 9-0-1 for the season and will host Lyman on Friday at Warrior Stadium.
Listen to the match on KWOR 104.7fm/1340am or online at mybighormbasin.com