Gull Lake soccer earned a 5-0 home shutout against Loy Norrix Tuesday evening, giving the Blue Devils a 4-0 start to the 2020 season. GL has outscored their foes 24-0 thus far, defending their SMAC championship with a 3-0 start against the league.
All five goals came in the first half, starting with a seventh minute score from Western Michigan University commit Roni Sylejmani, assisted by AJ Boucher. A corner kick led to the next GL tally in the 24th minute by Avery Zeigler. Dominic Roudabush made the score 3-0 in the 29th minute, followed by Sylejmani picking up the hat-trick on 37th and 39th minute goals.
Unofficially, Tray’Shan McCloughan made three saves for the clean sheet. LN’s Antonio Rodriquez unofficially made six saves for the Knights with a number of additional stops by defenders getting in the way of the Blue Devil barrage.
Loy Norrix falls to 0-3 overall and in SMAC play after a stout schedule to open the year. The Knights return home Thursday against Battle Creek Central.
Only Gull Lake (3-0) and Kalamazoo Central (2-0) are unbeaten in league play after KC defeated Portage Central (2-1) and Mattawan topped St. Joseph (3-1) Tuesday evening. The Blue Devils travel to Mustang Field Thursday to face PC, which can be heard live via JoeInsider.com.