After losing to a strong Sickles side in the District Championship, the Warriors bounced right back up with an offensively dominating performance against Ridge Community, scoring seven goals to the Bolts one.
The Warriors were led defensively by junior goalie, Christian Knight who made a key breakaway save in the first half with the game tied at one. On offense they were led by senior captain, Jason Collister who scored two goals on the night. Along with Collister, senior Derek Gehard scored two and defender Brett Wilkosz scored his first goal of the season.
Ridge Community managed to keep a tie game throughout the 1st half, but it was broken up 30 seconds after halftime by Gebhard, who shook three Bolts defenders and slipped the ball past the keeper far post. In the second half alone, the Warriors put 11 shots on goal, six of which found the net.
By defeating Ridge Community, the Warriors have advanced to the regional semi finals were they will be going up against Lake Region High School in class 4A.
Evan Abramson / Staff Writer