Sunday, September 16, 2007

Sunday, Sept. 16
Big win for CBC soccer --
article from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

CBC scores two late goals to upset No. 1 Chaminade
By Joe Lyons
Sunday, Sep. 16 2007

CREVE COEUR — As Chaminade soccer coach Mike Gauvain pointed out, the Red
Devils got what they deserved Saturday afternoon.

"You have to play the full 80 minutes, and we didn't do that,'' Gauvain said
after visiting CBC struck for two late goals for a 2-1 victory in the Metro
Catholic Conference opener for both squads. "We spent the last 10 minutes
trying to protect a 1-0 lead, and CBC took advantage. Somehow, some way, they
managed to put a couple of balls into the net.''

Chaminade, ranked No. 1 among Post-Dispatch large schools, also entered the
match ranked No. 1 nationally by the National Soccer Coaches Association of
America and by Student Sports.

CBC, 8-1 and ranked third among area teams, was a goal down with about 4
minutes to play when senior captain Dan Olwig scored off a corner kick. Less
than two minutes later, the Cadets' Nick Sanchez notched the game winner.

"I got into the box, cut the ball back on the defender and hit it as hard as I
could,'' Sanchez, a junior, said.

The shot hit a Chaminade player, went high in the air and then off the post
before crossing the goal line.

"It feels incredible,'' Sanchez said. "We didn't play our game in the first
half, but I thought we worked harder and played better after halftime.''

Chaminade (7-1) controlled play early, taking the lead on a goal in the final
minute of the opening half. The Red Devils' Ryan Bauer dribbled to the end line
before delivering the ball into the box for senior Peter Hyde, who scored with
a low shot.

CBC coach Terry Michler called it an improbable victory.

"We cheated ourselves by letting them control the first half,'' he said. "But
we kept ourselves in the game and managed to pull it out.''

Both teams will compete next week in the 53rd annual CYC/Bob Guelker Memorial
Tournament at Anheuser-Busch Center in Fenton, with a rematch possible in
Friday's semifinals.

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