Wreckers defeat the Cadets in a close matchup An Inklings photostory

Charlotte Smith '21

On Saturday Oct. 19 Staples boys' varsity soccer team faced off against St Joseph for their senior day game on Loeffler field. The Wreckers defeated the Cadets in a close game of 1-0.

The varsity team is now 7-4 with 3 tied games.

Students came to support the team and watched as they fought for their victory.
Students came to support the team and watched as they fought for their victory. The team was not expecting this to be one of their more challenging games and they were a little caught off guard by the skill level of the Saint Joseph’s team.
During half time, fans brought their pets and let them run around the field while they enjoyed the nice weather. Some of the pets even showed some halloween spirit.
Even though it was senior day, George Smith '21 played the majority of the game and blew past the St Joseph defense.
Captain Sam Liles '20 shows superior self control and soccer IQ by restraining himself after a foul on him. Knowing that his team has had some difficulty with discipline, he tries to demonstrate leadership and poise by allowing this Saint Joseph player attempt to intimidate him.
Goalie Reed Caney '21 had many saves throughout the game and managed to have a shutout
Surya Balaji '21 assisted the ball to Murillo Moreno '22 who scored the winning goal of the game
Abby Greenlee '21 not only enjoyed watching the game, but also had fun as she laughed with her friends and cuddled her dog on the benches.
The team showed great sportsmanship on and off of the field. Benny Feuer '20 ran over to help his teammate Emerson Anvari '20 get up after the ball was kicked directly at his chest and knocked him off of his feet.