Boys Soccer - Franklin Regional vs Greater Latrobe
Franklin Regional Boys Score Early and Often in 8-0 Win over Latrobe
Franklin Regional put up seven first-half goals while holding the Latrobe Wildcats scoreless enroute to an 8-0 final during their Class 3A SEction 4 clash on Tuesday, September 20, at Panther Stadium in Murrysville.
Franklin Regional senior Colton Hudson started the scoring one minute into the game as he punched in a loose ball from the left side of the cage.
Gary Zhang added his name to the scorebook in the 7th minute as his shot from the right side of the goal landed in the twine.
After Hudson picked up his second of the match in the 13th minute, Danny Christafano made it 4-0 with his goal 17 minutes in.
Hudson claimed the hat-trick just before the midpoint of the half, followed quickly by a Sam Dawson goal less than a minute later to make the score 6-0
The Panthers went up 7-0 just before halftime as Tyler Pipon connected inside the right post.
Franklin Regional's final goal came just past the midpont of the second half off the foot of Joey Bayne to close out the scorebook with an 8-0 victory.
Franklin Regional (6-3-0, 6-1-0) will host Obama Academy on Thursday before their rematch with section-leading Plum on 9/27. Latrobe (3-5-0, 3-4-0) Will is home against Penn-Trafford on Thursday, followed by an afternoon game against Obama at Cupples Stadium on 9/27.
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