Kickers end home stand with decisive shut out

The Seaway Kickers U14 Mixed team blanked the visiting Ottawa City M4 team 11-0 at Seaway District High School August 4th.

Scoring opened at the two minute mark of the first half with a one-timer by Keiran Geurkink on Ottawa’s goalkeeper, 1-0 Seaway.

Ottawa quickly turned around with a drive on Seaway’s end, with two key saves made by goalkeeper Jacob Garlough, stopping Ottawa in their tracks.

Forward Kolby Latulippe  received a pass  at the 16 minute mark from teammate Sam Henderson deep in Ottawa’s 18 yard box, sending it into the low right corner, 2-0 Seaway. Two minutes later, midfielder Wyatt Beckstead netted his first of the night making it 3-0 Seaway.

Ottawa’s offence kept trying for Seaway’s net during the first half  but could not break through the home side’s defence.

Beckstead added to Seaway’s lead at the 25 minute mark making it 4-0.

With a minute remaining in the first half, Henderson netted his first of the evening making it 5-0 Seaway at halftime.
Beckstead opened the scoring in the second half with two goals, less than a minute apart in the 46th minute, 7-0 Seaway.

Latulippe netted his second of the evening at the 48 minute mark making it 8-0 Seaway.

A team drive to the net by Beckstead, Henderson and midfielder Jayden Rowe broke through Ottawa’s defence again at the 54 minute mark with Beckstead netting his fifth goal of the game.

Despite the score, Ottawa City players did not give up and attempted to get on the board with a break through Seaway’s midfield but was again shut down before they could get a shot on net.

Henderson netted his second of the evening with four minutes remaning in the second half, 10-0 Seaway.

Alex Stewart finished off the scoring with a minute remaining, final score Seaway Kickers 11, Ottawa City M4 0. Garlough claims the clean sheet, his third solo shutout this season, to close out the five-game home stand.

The team travels to Ottawa to take on the Internationals on August 11th.

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