Soccer: Alexandria boys erupt in second half to finish East Grand Forks
The Cardinals scored a season-high four goals as four different players found the back of the net.
EAST GRAND FORKS — The Alexandria boys soccer team scored a season-high number of goals on Tuesday as the Cardinals (6-2-2) bounced back from a 1-0 loss to St. Cloud Cathedral (6-1) on Monday with a 4-0 win at East Grand Forks (0-5).
Alexandria controlled the ball through much of the match, but only had one goal to show for it in the first half. Otto Anderson sent a pass to Tripp Shatek in the 29th minute that Shatek finished for the 1-0 advantage.
The Cardinals broke through in the second half with three more.
Jack Carlson scored in the 61st minute off an assist from Cole Haabala. Dylan Kraker added a goal 12 minutes later off a Bryce Paffrath assist, and Samuel Diaz scored unassisted in the 78th minute. It was Diaz’s first varsity goal of his career.
Alexandria is at Brainerd on Thursday at 7 p.m. to face the Warriors (5-2-2) out of Section 8-3A.