Trojans News · East Lansing High School Soccer Varsity Boys beats Grand Ledge High School 3-1

Sport Soccer Varsity Boys
Home Score 1 Away Score 3
Game Recap
East Lansing comes out strong and fast tonight as they beat Grand Ledge 3-1. East Lansing put a lot of pressure on the Grand Ledge defense and DeJuan Jones scored the first goal on a great individual effort 10 minutes into the game.
First half ended with East Lansing maintaining a 1-0 lead from that early solo goal. The Trojans once again started the 2nd Half with high pressure which resulted in East Lansing being given a penalty kick 10 minutes in when a Grand Ledge defender committed a foul just inside of the goal box. Tommy Lammers converted on the penalty kick to make it 2-0 for the Trojans. Grand Ledges Zach Garfield was able to score from a deflected loose ball in the box and just to the left of the goal making it 2-1 with 25 minutes left in the game. Ben Swanson-Ralph split the Comets defenders with a pass to Jared Howenstine. Jared was able to score a great shot to the far post as the Comet Goalie came out to challenge him and got beat to make the final score 3-1 in favor of the Trojans. The JV's tied Grand Ledge tonight with a score of 1-1. Chris Wallace (EL) had 7 saves against 8 Shots while Shawn Carr (GL) made 5 saves against 7 shots.

East Lansing (16-1-0, 6-0-0 CAAC Blue) JV: (12-1-2, 5-0-0 CAAC Blue)
Grand Ledge (5-6-1, 2-3-0 CAAC Blue)

East Lansing will be facing off with Okemos for the CAAC Blue Division Championship at stake this coming Wednesday, Sept. 25. Game Times Jv 5:00 pm & Varsity 6:30 pm @ the East Lansing Soccer Complex's Archer Stadium. The Seniors along with their parents will be honored at half time as it will be "Senior Night" for the "East Lansing Trojans".

Box Scores
Box Score: 1st 2nd
East Lansing High School 1 2
Grand Ledge High School 0 1
Goalkeepers – East Lansing High School


Name Saves
Chris Wallace 7
Goalkeepers – Grand Ledge High School
Name Saves
Shawn Carr 5

Shots on Goal

East Lansing High School 7
Grand Ledge High School 8


Team Scorer Assister
East Lansing DeJuan Jones
East Lansing Tom Lammers
Grand Ledge Zach Garfield
East Lansing Jared Howenstine Ben Swanson-Ralph