09 March -- bruin varsity saddles stallions with 2-0 loss
The Bruins opened the season with a positive showing, getting second half goals from Ben Mella and Cris Zamorano and a clean sheet by goalkeeper Nic Bryant to shut out the Stansbury Stallions 2 - 0.
With eight experienced seniors on the field to start the game -- Jackson McBride, Preston Madsen, Anyelo Marquez, Jacob Balderrama, Jarom Moore, Ryan VandenBos, Cris Zamorano, and Jayden Adams - the Bruins opened play looking poised and confident.
Our performance today was something we should be happy with for our first game. We connected really well and created multiple chances. We still have a lot to improve on, so I am excited to see what the rest of the season holds for us. If we put in the work, our team can be very successful.
First-year coach Cade Jolley's emphasis on team-oriented play and sharing the ball was evident early on as the Bruins patiently worked the ball around, looking to get a feel for the game and one another after having practiced outdoors only four times (due to weather) leading up to the game.
Through the first twenty minutes, good scoring opportunities proved scarce for the Bruins despite their dominance in time of possession. Then, within a five minute span, some great combination play resulted in dangerous shots on goal by Ryan and Cris. In the 27th minute, Cris was fouled in the boxWhen the resulting PK was missed, the Bruins' senior leadership, confidence, and poise was evident as the team shook off the missed opportunity and continued to work together both defensively and in the offensive attack. The half closed with a 0 - 0 score on the board.
The second half remained tied until the 66th minute when Cris sent a free kick into the box. As the ball bounced off the Stansbury goalie's hands, Ben chested the ball into the net to give the Bruins their first goal of the season and a 1 - 0 lead. Less than five minutes later, Cris earned another penalty in the box and netted the PK to put the Bruins up 2 - 0. The Bruin defense shut down the Stallions the rest of the way, with Nic Bryant making a terrific save of a point-blank shot in the closing minutes to preserve the shutout.
The Bruin JV gave up three goals in the final ten minutes to fall 3-0 to the Stallion JV.
Despite the late goals, there were many positives for the team as the players gave great effort, played solid team ball, clearly out-possessed the Stallions for much of the game, and created several dangerous scoring opportunities.
13 March -- bruin varsity beats skyhawks 3-2 in region opener
If games were only 50 minutes long, the Bruins would have been in trouble today. However, games are 80 minutes and the Bruins took advantage of the last 30 minutes to put in two goals, erasing a 2-1 deficit and opening Region 10 play with a 3-2 victory over the Salem Hills Skyhawks.
It was good to get a win in our first region game. we need to continue to improve, but we're really happy with the positive start we've had.
The Bruins started the game struggling to string multiple passes together and maintain any consistent possession. Fortunately for the Bruins, the Skyhawks were having the same struggle, resulting in an initial 20 minutes of play that saw a lot of long balls and not much building of offensive attacks.
Despite their struggles, the Bruins generated several really good scoring opportunities that ended with shots just wide of the goal by Ryan VandenBos and Ben Mella. In the 21st minute, Cris Zamorano found Jacob Balderrama making a run on the right wing. Jacob crossed the ball into the box, where Ben headed the ball over the goalie and off the far post to give the Bruins a 1-0 lead. The lead held up until the Skyhawks netted a 40 yard free kick in the 37th minute to even the score at halftime, 1-1.
Opening the second half with momentum from their late first half goal, the Skyhawks found the back of the net again in the 45th minute to take a 2-1 lead. The Bruins, however, responded by upping their energy and focus, and began to connect, possess, and combine much more effectively. In the 56th minute, Cris carried the ball across the 18-yard line, leaving it for Ryan at the top of the arc. Ryan quickly slotted the ball back into Desmond Sackey at the 8 yard box. The freshman calmly pushed the ball to his left, sidestepping the charging keeper, and put the ball into the back of the net to score his first Bruin Varsity goal and tie the game at 2-2.
Over the next 15 minutes, the Bruins attacked forward against the Skyhawks looking to find the winning goal. Shots by Jayden Adams, Jackson McBride, and Ben were denied by the Skyhawk goalie. Then, in the 71st minute, Ryan stepped in on a defender, winning the ball in the offensive third, dribbled past several Skyhawk defenders, and finished with a hard-hit shot that bounced over the keepers head into the goal. The Bruin defense shut down the Skyhawks attack the rest of the way to keep the final score Bruins 3 - Skyhawks 2.
The Bruin JV dominated the Skyhawk JV in a 3-0 victory. Kevin Madrigal, Luis Herrera, and Miguel Rabadan each scored goals while Eric Arellano and Leo Madrigal provided assists.
The Bruin Frosh/Soph team opened their season with a 2-1 win over the Skyhawk Frosh/Soph team. Zac Bleggi scored the first goal on a header off of a cross from Alex Faragher. Axel Montelongo scored the second goal.
16 March -- BRUIN VARSITY STAYS UNDEFEATED WITH 6-0 WIN OVER UINTAH
Behind four goals from senior Cris Zamorano, the Bruins crushed the Uintah Utes 6-0 in a game that provided Coach Jolley the opportunity to rest many of his regulars while giving extensive minutes to some younger players.
I feel like we played great today. We are learning to play the right way--creating space on the field, making crisp passes, moving as a unit, pressuring on the attack and defensively, and not getting sloppy. We were also able to rest some key players with three games coming up next week. Overall, it was a great game that showed why we see so much potential for this team.
he Bruins dominated possession and scoring opportunities from the opening whistle, converting the first goal in the 14th minute when Cris volleyed a shot past the Ute goalie on a pass across the box from Ryan VandenBos. A little over a minute later, Jondre Davila slotted a ball from the midfield to Cris slipping past the Uintah back line. From the right side of the box, Cris angled the shot into the left side net to put the Bruins up 2-0.
In the 20th minute, Ben Mella blasted a shot from the top of the arc into the upper left corner of the goal to give the Bruins a 3-0 lead. Over the remainder of the first half, the entire squad saw playing time. Although no more goals were scored, the Bruins continued to move the ball well and generated several good opportunities while continuing to play primarily in the Utes' half of the field.
The Bruins started the second half with a score by Jayden Adams within the first 10 seconds. The score started with Cris passing the kickoff back to Ryan at the midfield circle. Ryan lifted a deep pass over the outside defensive back to a streaking Ben down the right third of the field. Ben collected the ball going towards the endline and slotted it back across the face of the goal through several defenders where Jayden finished it on the back post.
Ten minutes and two goals later (both by Cris, one assisted by Jayden), the Bruins held a commanding 6-0 lead. The game ended with that same score, but not before seeing really solid offensive and defensive play by the entire Bruin squad over the final 30 minutes. Ben Johnson, Luis Herrera, Nico Sanabria, Desmond Sackey, and J Jolley all had looks on goal at various times as the Bruins continued to effectively move the ball forward, both through the midfield and over the top of the Ute back line. Just as impressively, the Bruin defense shut down the Ute attack, holding the Utes to one dangerous scoring opportunity that Bruin goalkeeper Nic Bryant denied.
The Bruin JV scored two goals in each half to beat the Ute JV by a score of 4-0. The first half saw goals by Miguel Rabadan (assisted by Bryan Martinez) and Luis Herrera. Second half goals came from Leo Madrigal (assisted by Enoch Moore) and Kevin Madrigal (off of a corner assist from Ben Johnson). Dallin Draper earned the shutout in goal.
The Bruin Frosh/Soph team stayed undefeated with a 2-1 win over the Ute Frosh/Soph team. Jared Maciel and Antony Ramos scored the Bruin goals.
20 MARCH -- BRUIN VARSITY ROARS PAST LIONS 6-0
Ryan VandenBos and Ben Mella scored two goals each to lead the Bruins past the Payson Lions in a Region 10 matchup.
It took the Bruins twelve minutes to score their first goal--a volley assist from Cris Zamorano leading to a volley goal by Ryan. But with the first goal on the board, the Bruins proceeded to score another goal about every five minutes throughout the rest of the first half. In the 18th minute, Ben found the back of the net off of an assist from Ryan. In the 23rd minute, Ryan settled a ball just outside of the arc, took a few dribbles to his left, and fired a left-footed finish into the right side net. In the 28th minute, Jackson McBride crossed a ball left to right, finding Ben who finished with a nice shot past the keeper. In the 32nd minute, Cris scored off a deflected ball by the keeper. In the 38th minute, Luis Herrera scored off an assist from Desmond Sackey. Halftime score: Bruins 6 - Payson 0.
The second half didn't produce any more goals for the Bruins despite the team dominating possession of the ball and scoring opportunities. Cris, Jackson, Jayden, Desmond, J Jolley, and Jondre Davila all had good looks on goal that finished just wide or in the keeper's gloves. The defensive back line of Preston Madsen, Anyelo Marquez, Jacob Balderrama, Jackson, Jake Schow, Alonso Castenada, and Sean Moses, fronted by some really solid possession and ball control in the midfield by Jarom Moore, Ryan, Jondre, Desmond, Nico Sanabria, and Thomas Menezes, kept the Lions from mounting any consistent offensive attack. The few Lion shots on goal were easily handled by Nic Bryant, who picked up the shutout in goal.
The Bruin JV shut out the Payson JV by a score of 6-0. In the first half, Miguel Rabadan scored first with Juan Ramirez following up with a converted PK to give the Bruins a 2-0 halftime lead. Second half goals were scored by Ben Johnson, Leo Madrigal, Erik Arellano (PK), and Jared Maciel, with Kevin Madrigal providing the assist on Leo's goal and Antonio Tovar assisting on Jared's goal.
The Bruin and Lion Frosh/Soph teams tied 1-1.
21 MARCH -- BRUIN VARSITY soars over skyhawks in 3-0 victory
After four home wins to start the season, the Bruins hit the road for an away game with the Salem Hills Skyhawks. Behind goals from three different players and a stellar game in goal by keeper Nic Bryant, the Bruins came away with a well-earned 3-0 victory.
The Skyhawks, seemingly intent on being more physical with the Bruins than they were in the first game at Mountain View, came out applying pressure, oftentimes double- and triple-teaming on every ball the Bruins moved into their offensive half. When several hard challenges didn't draw whistles from the ref, the Skyhawks continued to try to slow down the Bruins through their physical play. This tactic worked for the first twenty minutes as the Bruins adjusted to the game. However, as the half wore on, the Bruins started moving the ball quicker and more crisply while being stronger on the ball to retain possession. In the 35th minute, Cris Zamorano earned the right endline, rainbowed the ball over the defender to himself, and slotted the ball to Ryan VandenBos just outside the 6-yard box. Ryan received the ball in stride and put it into the back of the net to give the Bruins a 1-0 lead at halftime.
With momentum from their first half goal, the Bruins started the second half on the attack, consistently putting pressure on the Skyhawk defense and generating several quick opportunities. In the 43rd minute, Ben Mella put the Bruins up 2-0 when he outfought a Skyhawk defender in the box to score off of Ryan's corner service.
Down 2-0, the Skyhawks started playing a lot of long balls, trying to create chaos in the Bruins defensive third and get an easy score. The back line of Preston Madsen, Anyelo Marquez, Jacob Balderrama, and Jackson McBride, with midfielders Jarom Moore, Jondre Davila, and Ryan fronting them, consistently repelled the attack with keeper Nic Bryant owning the goal and making a handful of really tough saves.
With the Skyhawks pushing forward, the Bruins generated several dangerous counterattacks. In the 67th minute, Jackson beat a Skyhawk defender down the sideline looking to net a third goal, only to see the ball rejected by the crossbar. Not to be denied, the Bruins scored the third goal when Ben earned a PK after challenging a Skyhawk center back for the ball and being brought down in the box by the charging keeper. Cris won the rock, paper, scissors contest over Ben and Ryan to shoot the PK and then calmly put the ball into the net to provide the final 3-0 score.
The Bruin JV defeated the Skyhawk JV 3-1. The Skyhawks scored first in the 30th minute to take a 1-0 lead, but the Bruins responded with a goal by Adam Orellana (assisted by Garett Bench) in the 37th minute to even the score at halftime.
In the second half, the Bruins got goals by Leo Madrigal in the 52nd and 60th minutes to take a 3-1 lead. The first goal was assisted by Luis Herrera and the second by Kevin Madrigal. The Bruins shut down the Skyhawk attack the rest of the way to record the 3-1 victory.
The Bruin Frosh/Soph team lost 2-0 to the Skyhawk Frosh/Soph team.
23 MARCH -- BRUIN VARSITY DOWNS DONS 3-1
The Bruins experienced two "firsts" today. They didn't score first, and they trailed at halftime. But three second half goals and a great defensive effort carried the Bruins to a 3-1 victory over the Spanish Fork Dons, improving their Region 10 record to 5-0 and their overall record to 6-0.
The Bruins opened the first half looking a little tired after having already played Tuesday and Wednesday this week. Still, several good opportunities in the first couple of minutes ended just short of scores and the Bruins seemed on the verge of an early goal. Unfortunately, the early goal went to the Dons in the 4th minute when
an outside back delivered a perfectly placed long ball to their striker who put the ball in the net from just outside the 18 yard box. Energized by the goal, the Dons increased their pressure on the ball trying to force the Bruin defense and midfield into turnovers. While the tactic did force the Bruins into some errors, it also provided opportunities for the squad to attack the goal after handling the pressure. Over the final twenty minutes of the half, the Bruin attack generated a handful of opportunities ending in dangerous shots on goal. While none of the shots were netted and the half ended with the Bruins down 0-1, the momentum was squarely on the Bruins side.
The Bruins resumed second half play with the same momentum and energy they carried into halftime. In the 50th minute with the Bruins in the Dons defensive third,Jackson McBride blew past the Dons outside back and crossed the ball through the box. Chris Zamorano, on the opposite side of the 18 yard box from Jackson, volleyed the ball back to the middle, where Ben Mella settled it, stepped to the side of the defender, and knotted the game at 1-1 with a left-footed shot to the back of the net. A minute later,
I thought we played one of our best games so far. I like how the boys responded to getting down early. We handled their pressure fairly well and generated some quality scoring opportunities. The difference between the first half and the second half is that we finished our second half opportunities.
Ryan VandenBos put the Bruins up 2-1 when he bent a sharply angled ball from the left side of the 18 yard box into the upper right corner of the goal. With the lead, the Bruins dominated opportunities over the next 20 minutes and several times looked to have a third goal only to be denied by some solid play from the Dons goalkeeper. In the 72nd minute, the Bruins finally put a third goal on the board when Ben headed in a corner service from Ryan. From there, the Bruin defense continued its strong play, holding the Dons scoreless to secure the 3-1 tie. While the entire squad defended well throughout the game, game balls go to Anyelo Marquez and Jarom Moore who turned in exceptional performances in leading the shutout of the Dons after their early goal.
27 MARCH -- BRUIN frosh/soph team tops lone peak 2-1
Grit. Persistence. Resilience. The Frosh/Soph squad displayed it all in a 2-1 non-region win over the Lone Peak Knights on a windy and chilly Spring afternoon.
Dominating possession and opportunities throughout the first half, the Bruins did everything right except find the back of the net. A host of Bruin players--including Kevin Cruz, Antony Ramos, Adam Orellana, Jared Maciel, Kenneth Baldarrama, Josh Henriquez, Axel Montelongo, and Zac Bleggi--had shots in or around the box. With the team's shots not finding the net, the Bruin midfield and defense kept the Knights pinned in their own defensive end most of the half, consistently intercepting passes and turning the ball back towards the Knight goal. Alex Faragher, Izak Jorgensen, Mason Bocanegra, Reese Anderson, Eduardo Espinoza, Manny Hernandez, and Harry Shirts played tough against the Knights' offensive mids and forwards, winning possession and setting up the Bruins' offensive attack. Still, no shots would fall and the half ended with the score 0-0.
The Knights came out strong in the second half, doing to the Bruins what the Bruins did to them in the first half. Pinned in their own defensive half for a good portion of the first 15 minutes, the Bruins eventually yielded a goal to go down 1-0. With a renewed sense of urgency, the Bruins regained their first-half dominance and started generating consistent offensive attacks. Decio Gomes and Caio Barboza joined a host of other Bruins who attacked the Knights inside their own box, leading to an equalizing score in the 53rd minute by Kenneth off of an assist from Zac. Only four minutes later, Adam scored the winning goal, assisted by Jared. Final score: Bruins 2 - Knights 1.
Saul Martinez went the distance in goal to pick up the win.
28 MARCH -- BRUIN varsity ties with Orem Tigers
The Bruins played to a 2-2 tie with Orem. Both the Deseret News and Daily Herald covered the game. See their articles:
The Bruin JV scored a goal in each half to beat the Orem JV by a score of 2-1. Miguel Rabadan scored the first half goal and Leo Madrigal scored the second half goal on an assist from Miguel.
The Bruin Frosh/Soph squad also won 2-1 over the Orem Frosh/Soph. Adam Orellana scored on an assist from Jared Maciel. Jared scored the second goal.
30 mARCH -- BRUIN VARSITY'S TREK TO LEHI RESULTS IN 4-1 WIN
In a game that was closer than most probably expected given the records of the two teams, the Bruins scored three second half goals to pull away from the Lehi Pioneers and post a 4-1 win to move to 6-0-1 in Region 10 play.
The game started with Lehi looking the sharper of the two teams. The Bruins struggled early to connect passes and retain possession of the ball, spending much of the first 10 minutes in their own half of the field.
In the 12th minute, the Bruins took advantage of the pushed-up Pioneer back line when Ryan VandenBos slotted a ball through the Pioneer defenders to Jayden Adams going towards goal. Jayden beat the Pioneer keeper with a nice finish to give the Bruins a 1-0 lead. Despite generating several more good looks over the remainder of the half, the Bruins were unable to add to the score and the half ended with the Bruins on top by a single goal, 1-0.
The lead didn't last long into the second half as the Pioneers scored the tying goal in the 44th minute. The goal seemed to wake up the Bruins as the squad upped their intensity with increased on-ball pressure and crisper ball movement. In the 54th minute, Cris Zamorano collected a throw-in in the Pioneer box and was taken down by a Pioneer defender. Ryan netted the penalty kick to give the Bruins a 2-1 lead.
Ten minutes later, Cris added to the lead when the Pioneer keeper mishandled his first shot giving him another shot from outside the box with the keeper out of goal. Cris finished into the open net pushing the lead to 3-1. Nico Sanabria finished the scoring in the 77th minute when he scored his first goal as a Bruin.
The Bruin JV gave up two first half goals to fall 2-1 to the Pioneer JV. Garett Bench scored the Bruin goal off of a free kick by Juan Ramirez.
10 April -- BRUIN VARSITY nets 7 goals in win over utes
After a week off for Spring Break, the Bruin offense was in high gear from the opening whistle in a 7-2 victory over the Uintah Utes.
Jayden Adams opened the scoring just a minute into the game off of an assist from Cris Zamorano. Cris followed up his assist with a goal of his own in the 13th minute off of a rebounded shot from Jayden. In the 23rd minute, Ben Mella, assisted by Ryan VandenBos, scored the first of his three goals and 5 minutes later got his second. Uintah mixed in a couple of their own goals to make the score 4-2 at the half.
In the second half, the Bruins tightened up the defense but kept the offensive attack going. Preston Madsen's free kick over the Uintah back line in the 47th minute was collected by Cris who netted the Bruins' 5th goal. In the 75th minute, Ryan won a ball in midfield and slotted it forward to Jackson McBride. Jackson blasted the shot past the keeper for his first goal of the year and a 6-2 Bruin lead. Ben completed his hat trick in the 78th minute, scoring his third goal off of an assist from Ben Johnson.
The Bruin JV scored three goals in the first half to beat the Utes 3-2. Leo Madrigal netted two goals, assisted by Garett Bench and Miguel Rabadan. Bryan Martinez scored the other goal for the Bruins.
The Bruin Frosh/Soph squad completed the Bruin sweep of the Utes with a dominating 4-0 win over the Ute Frosh/Soph squad. Axel Montelongo, Zac Bleggi, Adam Orellana, and Caio Barboza scored goals with assists coming from Zac, Harry Shirts, and Kevin Cruz.
13 April -- bruin varsity defeats payson lions 8-0
27:32 Ryan assisted by Jack
31:50 J assisted by Cris
33:17 Cris assisted by Jondre
39:35 J assisted by Miguel
53:13 Jayden assisted by J
53:14 Game Over
It took 20 minutes for the Bruins to get their first goal, but over the next 35 minutes they scored eight to defeat the Payson Lions 8-0 in a game shortened by the high school mercy rule.
Thomas Menezes and J Jolley each scored their first goals of the season, with J, Chris Zamorano, and Jayden Adams each scoring two goals apeice and Ryan VandenBos scoring one. Nic Bryant recorded the shutout in goal.
Jackson McBride, Jondre Davilla, Miguel Rabadan, Cris, and J each assisted a goal.
The Bruin JV gave up an early goal to the Lion JV but responded with four unanswered scores to post a 4-1 win. Juan Ramirez scored off of a PK earned by Leo Madrigal, Yafeth Ortiz scored his first goal of the season, and Leo scored two goals.
The Bruin Frosh/Soph earned an 8-1 victory over the Lion Frosh/Soph. Adam Orellana scored three goals, Antony Ramos scored two goals, and Zac Bleggi, Decio Gomes, and Caio Barboza each added one apiece. Kenneth Balderrama, Kevin Cruz, Zac, and Decio each contributed an assist.
17 april -- bruin varsity remains undefeated with 3-0 win over dons
The Bruins got goals from three different players and shut out the Spanish Fork Dons to earn a 3-0 victory and move to 9-0-1 in Region 10 play and 10-0-1 overall.
With light snow flurries and a cold, northerly wind sweeping across the field, the Bruins came out hot, playing some of their best soccer of the season in the first 25 minutes of the half. Controlling the midfield and pressing the offensive attack through quick passes and ball movement, the Bruins generated a handful of good scoring opportunities but no goals over the first 15 minutes.
However, the tone of the game was set and it was only a matter of time before the Bruins would find the back of the net. That occurred in the 18th minute when midfielder Ryan VandenBos slotted a ball to forward Ben Mella making a diagonal run through the Dons center backs. Ben collected the ball in stride and calmly placed it past the charging Don keeper to give the Bruins a 1-0 lead. Six minutes later, Ryan was taken down in the box to earn a penalty kick, which Jayden Adams netted to give the Bruins a 2-0 lead that stayed that way heading into halftime.
Although not quite as dominant in the second half, the Bruins continued to control possession of the ball while mounting attack after attack against the Don defense. Only some really great saves by the Don keeper kept the Bruins from adding to the score until Jackson McBride, receiving a nice through ball from Ben, slotted a shot into the net in the 65th minute to give the Bruins a 3-0 lead. The Bruin defense, with Nic Bryant in goal, shut down the Dons attack over the final 15 minutes to give the Bruins their second shutout in a row and their sixth for the season.
The Bruin JV gave up an early goal to the Don JV and then responded with four goals to pick up a 4-2 win. Garett Bench and Leo Madrigal scored first half goals while Miguel Rabadan and Leo picked up the second half goals. Ben Johnson assisted on Leo's second goal.
Down 3-1 at halftime, the Bruin Frosh/Soph squad scored three goals in the second half and kept the Dons scoreless to earn a 4-3 victory over the Don Frosh/Soph squad. Josh Henriquez scored the first half goal on a penalty kick earned by Josh Granados. Adam Orellana scored all three second half goals with assists from Kenneth Baldarrama, Caio Barboza, and Josh Henriquez.
24 APRIL -- BRUIN VARSITY BEATS PIONEERS 5-2 ON SENIOR DAY
With mother nature providing a beautiful spring afternoon for Senior Day, the Bruins got goals from five different players to defeat the Lehi Pioneers 5-2.
Maybe it was the hype of Senior Day. Maybe it was the novelty of pre-game music blaring over the speakers. Maybe it was the MVs painted in each corner of the field. Maybe it was just a bad warmup. Whatever it was, the Bruins came out flat and paid for it, conceding two Pioneer goals in the first 13 minutes to dig themselves an early 0-2 hole.
Fortunately, the second goal seemed to wake up the Bruins who responded with a goal in the 19th minute when Ryan VandenBos hit the upper left ninety from the top of the circle on a free kick earned by Jayden Adams. Jackson McBride followed with a second goal 10 minutes later to knot the score at 2-2, which is where the scored stayed at half.
The Bruins owned the second half, controlling possession while generating multiple scoring opportunities and shutting down the Lehi attack. In the 47th minute, Ben Mella--crossing the top of the box from right to left--found Nico Sanabria making a vertical run just outside the far goalpost. Nico collected the ball in stride and slotted it right-footed into the right side of the net to give the Bruins a 3-2 lead.
In the 54th minute, Ben netted his own goal when he collected a long ball from Ryan, chipped the sliding keeper, and dribbled into the net for the score. Desmond Sackey finished the scoring in the 76th minute when his shot on goal deflected off of several Lehi defenders before rolling across the goal line.
The win sets up a Region 10 title game between the 10-0-1 Bruins and the 9-0-2 Orem Tigers this Friday, 7:00p at Orem High School.
I really appreciate each of these 11 seniors. they are great players and people. we will miss them.
Following the game, Coach Jolley recognized his 11 Seniors for their contribution to the Bruin Soccer program:
After a scoreless first half, the Bruin JV netted five second half goals to beat the Pioneer JV 5-0.
Leo Madrigal scored two goals on assists from Ben Johnson and Bryan Martinez. The third goal was a Lehi own goal. Yafeth Ortiz scored the fourth goal after the Lehi keeper deflected Jaden Tobar's shot. Ben scored the fifth goal to finish the Bruin scoring.
27 April -- Bruin varsity finishes region play with 3-1 loss
The Bruins and Tigers battled for the Region 10 title with the Tigers coming out on top 3-1.
Nico Sanabria scored for the Bruins off of an assist from Cris Zamorano.
Congratulations to the Orem Tigers for a well-played game.
The Bruins start the State Tournament at home next Thursday against the Desert Hills Thunder from Region 9.
03 May -- BRuin varsity ends season with 2-1 loss to desert hills
The Bruins fell 2-1 to the Desert Hills Thunder in the first round of the State tournament.
The Bruins led 1-0 at halftime on a header by Cris Zamorano on a ball served into the box by Ryan VandenBos. The first ten minutes of the second half saw the Bruins have several good opportunities to net a second goal. Instead, the Thunder escaped the early Bruin attack and countered with the equalizer in the 61st minute. A second Thunder goal followed in the 68th minute. The Bruins responded over the final ten minutes with Jackson McBride and Jayden Adams both having good looks at goal before time expired.
Congratulations to the Bruins for a successful and entertaining season! The boys worked hard all season and were great representatives of Mountain View High School and the community.