Fifth-ranked Broncos soccer dominates Jamestown

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HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) - The Hastings men's soccer team was able to keep the ball rolling over University of Jamestown and pick up their 8th win of the season with a 5-0 victory.

The Jimmies of Jamestown did their best in the first half to keep the game close against the Broncos, but was unable to. The Broncos outshot the Jimmies 15-2 with shots on goal in favor of the Broncos as well 9-1. The Coyotes fired off 5 shot compared to Hastings 7 and it seemed those two extra shots is what it took for the Broncos to take a 2-0 lead halftime.

The first goal came in just the 2-minute mark from Callum Watson (SO/Chelmsford, England), as he was able to fire off a shot deep right side due to a pass through the middle from Dan Wheeler (JR/Swindon, England). It took the Broncos 20 minute until they were able to put the ball in the back of the net again with a shot from Magnus Olafsson (FR/Gardabaer, Iceland) with the assist coming from Joe Connolly (SR/Omaha, NE). The Broncos were able to score two more times before half with goals by Wheeler and David Panter (SO/Reading, England). Wheeler scored in the 32nd minute off an assist by Tom Steging (SO/Liverpool, England), and Panter scored in the 44th minute off an assist coming from Caleb Osmond (JR/Lincoln, NE).

The Broncos came out the second half looking to open up the score even more. No luck on a goal for the Broncos until the 80th minute when Panter was able to find the net again with the assist being awarded to Brandon Boatwright to put away the match up 5-0.

The Broncos lead the Jimmies 18-5 on shot, and 11-2 on shots on goal. Broncos were also able to set up 5 corner kicks compared to 1 for the Jimmies. Jesus Parra (JR/Salinas, CA) was perfect for the Broncos with 2 saves to help shutout the Jimmies. Jamestown led the Broncos in only one category, which was fouls, as they led 14-13.

The Broncos will be back in action Oct. 9th, as they travel to Crete, NE to take on Doane University at 8:00 p.m. CT.