Hoopeston Area defeated Schlarman by the score of 3-1. Cornjerkers got on the board with 33:17 left in the first half on a head shot by Owen Crase thanks to a chip pass from Gavin Montez. Just before half Talan Nelson-Gredy scored to make the game 2-0 at half.
Second half didn't see any scoring until half way through when Owen Root found the back of the net with a great pass from Cameron Zorns. Danville Schlarman kept fighting and with 4:40 left Liam Rome got his team on the board with an outstanding play by Chris Brown.
Owen Root was the winning goalie for the Cornjerkers. Hoopeston Area improved their record to 5-2 overall, and 3-1 in the VVC. The next game will be Thursday night as the Cornjerkers host Bismark-Henning Rossville-Alvin at 4:30.
HA-Goal Owen Crase assist Gavin Montez
HA-Goal Talan Nelson-Gredy unassisted
HA-Goal Owen Root assist Cameron Zorns
SHS-Goal Liam Rome assist Chris Brown
The Cornjerkers won 1-0. Keygan Field scored with fifteen seconds left in the game. Dylan Judy was the winning goalie saving all three shots from the Hilltoppers.
Hoopeston Area JV record is 1-0 on the year.
HA-Keygan Field unassisted
Hoopeston Area returned to the court tonight to face the Cardinals of St. Anne at John Greer gym, the Cornjerkers' temporary home. Behind the stellar serving of Bre Crose and Laci Breymeyer as well as a flexible defense that responded well to the varied St. Anne attacks, Hoopeston Area prevailed 25-14, 25-15. The Cornjerkers next travel to Westville on Thursday to face the Tigers in their first Vermilion Valley conference match.