Cape Gazette

Cape soccer loses nail biter to CR 2-1

Oct 07, 2013
Photo by: Dan Cook Cape senior defender Joseph McMillon powers a header to clear the ball from the Rider offensive zone.

Caesar Rodney rode into Cape Henlopen's Legends Stadium with a 5-1 record and at the final whistle the Riders had knocked the Vikings from the ranks of the unbeaten.

Caesar Rodney scored first off a shot by Thomas Aloe at 12:55 in the contest. Kai Vitella scored the Vikings' lone goal at 35:42 to tie the game. Rider Nicholas Gruwell scored the game winner at 16:01 of the second half.

Cape had 11 shots on goal, while CR tallied 12. The Riders took seven corners, while Cape had two.

Senior goalie Griffin Kammerer made nine saves, while Rider keeper Kevin Patrick Sheahan stopped seven Cape scoring attempts.

The Vikings travel to Seaford, Tuesday, Oct. 8, for a matchup with the Bluejays.


Cape senior Billy Swontek passes the ball forward into the Viking offensive end. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Conor Donohoe battles for a shot off a corner kick. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape senior Miguel Merino-Sanchez boots the ball into the Viking offensive box. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape senior defender Joseph McMillon clears the ball via a header. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape captain Max Euler gets major air for a header. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape's Billy Swontek gets tangled with a Rider defender. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
Cape goal keeper Griffin Kammerer boots the ball down field. (Photo by: Dan Cook)
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