HU booters beat Grace

Huntington University's Matheus Louzada maneuvers with the ball on what turned into a scoring run in the first half of the Foresters soccer game against visiting Grace College on Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 18. HU won 3-1.
Huntington University's Matheus Louzada maneuvers with the ball on what turned into a scoring run in the first half of the Foresters soccer game against visiting Grace College on Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 18. HU won 3-1. Photo by Scott Trauner.

The Huntington University men’s soccer team dispatched visiting Grace College, 3-1, on Wednesday, Oct. 18.

The Foresters scored twice in the opening half and once in the second before their guests finally got on the board to avoid the shutout.

Noah Stanford scored Huntington’s first goal. The freshman then provided an assist on the second score, which came courtesy of junior Matheus Louzada.

Junior Ty Sproat rounded out the team’s offensive effort, scoring off an assist from junior Travis Hurtis.

The Foresters, 7-3-4, 3-1-2 in Crossroads League play, finished with 14 shots for the game, half of which were on goal.

That offensive production helped make a winner of goalkeeper Troy Hester, who recorded one save while ceding the one goal.

Kurt Hamlin took the loss for Grace, making three stops while yielding the three scores.

Ulisses Miranda scored the visitors’ lone goal. With the loss, the Lancers fall to 7-3-4, 4-1-1 in league action.