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5th Engineers, USMC at top of soccer standings

 
Story and photos by Matt Decker
Assistant editor
mdecker01@springfi.gannett.com

The 5th Engineer Battalion faced its toughest opponent yet, but kept its perfect record intact to earn a 4-2 victory over Staff Judge Advocate. Meanwhile, the U.S. Marine Corps Detachment won back-to-back matches in a doubleheader to tie the 5th Engineers with a record of three wins and no losses at the top of Fort Leonard Wood’s intramural soccer standings.

The 2017 soccer season passed the halfway mark April 11 with games on Field 2.

In the early match, the 5th Engr. Bn. team faced a determined SJA opponent that scored the first goal of the night on a shot by forward Ronaldo Reyes nine minutes into the first half.

Six minutes later, the Fightin’ Fifth tied the score on a goal by Robert Zuniga.

After the halftime break, the 5th Engineers pulled ahead…     Read More...