By Rod Jensen

The Hillcrest Pelican Rapids Boys Soccer Team defeated Walker-Hackensack-Akeley on Thursday by the score of 13-0.  Eight different players scored in the contest.  Taylor Isaac and Endre Lunde teamed up in goal, for a half each, to share in the shutout, stopping five shots on net.

Scoring started early, just one minute into the contest, when Luis Martinez scored off an assist from Byron Varner.  Five minutes later, Byron Varner scored off an assist from Luis Martinez.  At the eight minute mark, Martinez scored his second goal off a rebound following a Luis Diaz blast from the right side of the field.  At the 15 minute mark, Endre Lunde (second half goalie) scored following an assist fromKevin Franco.  Midway thru the half, Byron Varner scored his second goal following an assist from Jose Stender.  Five minutes later, Luis Martinez, scored his third goal of the game, off an assist from Josue Gomezcoello.  Five minutes before for the half, Gomezcoello scored off an assist from Quincy Undseth, ending the half with the Comets up 7-0.

Six minutes into the second half, Luis Martinez scored his fourth and final goal, off an assist from Jonatan Stava.  First half goal keeper, Taylor Isaac, tallied next, off an assist from Kevin Franco, fifteen minutes into the half.  Byron Varner scored his third goal of the contest, at 21 minutes, off an assist from Jonatan Stava.  Senior Stopper, Dillon O'Sullivan, scored at the 36 minute mark, off an assist from Felipe Moreno.  Edgar Diaz scored two minutes later, off an assist from Luis Diaz.  Luis Diaz also assisted on the last goal of the contest.  With one minute left, Diaz placed a drop back pass for Felipe Moreno, who blasted the ball into the back of the WHA net.

The Comets face East Grand Forks, Saturday at home.