Altamont Plays To Tie, Downs Newton


Published on October 16 2012 2:55 pm
Last Updated on October 16 2012 2:55 pm
Written by Millie Lange

ALTAMONT -- Altamont played to a 5-5 tie with Robinson in junior soccer league play Sunday.

Robinson led by two goals in the second half on two separate occasions, at 4-2 and 5-3, but Altamont fought back with two late goals for the tie. For Altamont, Joe Stone had four goals and Wyatt Vaughn had one goal. Jacob Lucy and Bryce Kollman shared the goalkeeping duties for Altamont.
Newton then defeated Robinson 5-3.

Altamont downed Newton 4-2. Altamont got three goals in the first 10 minutes of the game and held on for the victory. For Altamont, Jesus Flores had three goals and Joe Stone had one. Bryce Kollman handled goalkeeping duties for Altamont.

The Altamont Tribe finish their regular season with a record of 5 wins, 2 losses and 2 draws.
On Saturday, October 20, eight junior high teams from all over East Central Illinois will compete in the East Central Illinois Soccer Conference Tournament held at Teutopolis Junior High School. Olney, Robinson, Newton, Teutopolis, Effingham, Mattoon, Arcola and Altamont will compete on two fields in a double-elimination format beginning at 10 a.m., and concluding with the championship game at 6:30 p.m.