Boys high school soccer: Rhinelander hosts Medford
STAR JOURNAL REPORT
Photos by TMK Photography
The Hodag boys soccer team hosted the Medford Raiders Thursday night under the lights at Mike Webster Stadium. Both teams had a similar number of shots on goal, 20 for the Hodags and 17 for Medford, but the home team came out on top.
The first goal came at 37:23 in the first period, a header by Medford, but the Hodags heated things up in the second period.
Matthew Van Oepen scored on a free kick 1:12 into the second period, and a minute later scored again, this time on a penalty kick. Martin Hoger added goals at 3:15 and 3:49 to give the Hodags a 5-1 advantage
Medord scored its second and final goal of the night at 6:34 in the second period.
Daniel Ritchie, Nick St. Pierre, Hunter Hicks, Freddy Wisner each scored to end the game at 9-2.
Next up for Rhinelander is Thursday, Sept. 20 at Antigo.