Boys soccer readies for post season at Orange City

The Greene County High School boys soccer team has compiled a 9-7 record with one match to play on Thursday before opening Class 1A postseason. The Rams will begin Substate 1 action on Monday, May 21, against Unity Christian, Orange City, in Denison at 5 pm.

The winner is scheduled to play either Kuemper Catholic (Carroll) or Western Christian (Hull) on May 23 at 6 pm in Orange City at MOC-Floyd Valley High School. The other teams in this substate are Sioux Center, MOC-Floyd Valley, West Sioux, Hawarden, and eighth-ranked Gilbert.

Coach Carl Behne’s Rams will meet a United Christian team that takes a 2-8 record into the final week of the regular season. Unity Christian averages just one goal per match while allowing an average of 3.7 goals per contest. Greene County averages 3.8 goals while giving up an average of 2.8 goals.

Brazilian foreign exchange student Leo Marques leads the Rams in scoring with 31 goals in the 15 matches he’s played. The total number of goals ranks second in all of Iowa high school soccer.  ~The Scranton Journal

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