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Boys looking to turn things around on soccer field this season


August 31, 2022

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Boys soccer team members include, in front, from left, Brian Hiner, Ben Tolman, Evan Towry, Landon Savri and Hayden Smith. In the second row, from left, are Benjamin Perry, Tison Monahan, Chris Christman, Jack Simmons, Colton Savri, Boden Sayer and Conner Stevens. In the rear, from left, are Elisha Scofield, Cannon Klumph, Mason Lopez, Assistant Coach Chase Lopez, Head Coach Eric Stutzer, Gavin Gardner, Max Klumph and Cooper McKinnon.

Sweet Home boys soccer players have been working during the offseason to improve from last season's record of 2-12 overall and 0-10 in the 4A-3 Oregon West Conference.

According to head coach Eric Stutzer, enough players were out for two teams' worth of competition Monday nights during the summer.

"It's really paid big dividends," he said. "Our conditioning is better, our technical accuracy is better. We're pretty excited right now. I think that we have a really good group. Our technical skill has drastically improved."

That group includes senior goalkeeper Evan Towry, whom Stutzer predicts...

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