Boys Varsity Soccer, Girls Varsity Soccer · McCormick’s hat trick helps Cards cruise past Academic Plus 7-2

Chuck McCormick scored three goals to help lead the Cardinals past the Academic Plus Falcons 7-2 last night.  The Cardinals also received two goals from Gabe Wells and one goal apiece from William Vasquez and Grant Moen.

The Falcons were first on the board in the 29th minute of the first half to take an early 1-0 lead.  Harmony Grove would respond in the 21st minute when Moen set up Vasquez to tie the score at one.  Academic Plus would find the net again in the 13th minute of the half to give them a slight 2-1 lead.  With two minutes remaining in the half the Cardinals would go on the attack scoring two quick goals from Wells and Moen to give them a 3-2 advantage at the break.

The second half was dominated by the Cards when McCormick when on the attack. His first goal was set up by Vasquez in the 32nd minute of the half.  He scored again on a fast break in the 23rd minute, and he added another on a 35 yard direct kick in the 18th minute. Wells would add another late goal to push the final score to 7-2.